Freezing, choking, getting tongue-tied--there's a reason it happens. We lose our words because the stakes are so high and we have so much to lose. We're petrified of saying too much, or saying it wrong. When the truth is,the only wrong thing you can say is nothing at all.
Freezing, choking, getting tongue-tied--it's what we call it when your mind goes from brilliant to blank. you can prepare all you want, but the feeling can still hit you. So when it hits you, when your mind...your mind shuts down, when you open your mouth, and no words come out, the good news is, it happens to all of us.