I’m not okay, and I know it’s okay to not be okay, and I’m being patient and accepting of the not-okay. It’s been hard, though,
Yesterday, I achieved the impossible. I achieved balance. I woke up early, as I usually tend to. I worked out. I did laundry. I vacuumed.
Even years after going no contact the abuser will pop into your head sometimes. And it’s okay to feel a burst of rage at them.
If they tried to assert their dominance like they used to, you wouldn’t care anymore. You would see them for who they are; a scared, frightened, cowardly soul who is unable to confront the reality of their existence.
The walls I’ve worked so hard to dismantle suddenly emerged from the ground on every side of me, and slammed closed with a massive clanging sound over my head. I was surrounded by heavy gray stone all around and above me. No doors, no windows, no light. Just me, huddled inside a cell of my own making, in self-enforced solitary confinement.
For the first time in ages, I have a Saturday with nothing on my calendar. One of the things that kept me so busy recently
I stayed in downward dog today for the entirety of the time the instructor asked. I took each deep breath. I centered myself physically and
I’ve been very frustrated with my writing lately. Whenever I sit down to write I have a blog post as a goal. I’ve lost my
I did not have a full-blown PTSD episode yesterday. I was able to navigate it and stay present. I had a toothache and I went
I am a Virgo Sun (Libra cusp), Leo Moon, Cancer rising. To those in the know about astrology, this describes many important things about my
Yesterday, I finally reached out to my tribe and asked for support. I was afraid of mockery, but I realized keeping to myself was reinforcing thought patterns saying I was unworthy of kindness…
Dear Facebook friends and family, I’ve been dishonest with you. I’ve withheld truths. I brought you along on last year’s journey through posting in a
I want to write for a living but I fear I’m a terrible writer. I am ashamed of my desires and think it’s unlikely I’ll
I am trying to get better regarding my nutritional intake. I follow a Paleo lifestyle and have done so for years. Avoiding sugar, gluten and
I plan to see the gentleman again this week. It will be the third time we see each other. I am having anxious thoughts about