Purple Angst is a story about friendship and the many trials one can endure with your best friend. A friendship has many avenues of laughter, fighting, adventure, and betrayal all while pushing each other to limits you wouldn't go without one another. A friend can help mold the person you become, but they can also hinder you from getting there because of their own selfish motives. There is nothing that can come between best friends, or is there?
Sidonia Goodman's best friend, Brenda, is dying and there is nothing they can do about it. In Long Island the winter is bitter cold, but Sid doesn't feel it. On January 14, 2011 Sid spends countless hours trying to stay strong for her best friend while struggling with her own life condition.
Sid's fight with anxiety brings her back to re-live the past experiences that have brought her to who she is presently. In the process, Sid is awakened to love, heartbreak, passion, success, and missed opportunities. Through it all Sid finds the only comfort that gets her through is her bond of friendship with Brenda. Now Sid must come to terms with her best friend dying and find a new relief for her attacks.