My music collection on iTunes was like my lifeblood and my earphones, the IV that fed them to me. I went everywhere with them: walking, riding, even when I was talking to my friends, I had one earphone in. I felt I needed it. Sometimes it calmed me down and yet sometimes, like tonight, when I removed both of them and just listened to the sounds of the night, I felt calmer and more peaceful than I ever had before.
I wondered if I could survive without them.