The Therapy Journey

Forward is forward…

Last night, therapy went really well. First of all, it was beautiful and rainy and freezing…so, just my kind of weather. (Although my therapist would disagree about the near freezing temperature being perfect.) But aside from that, it was really productive and it felt good. I met my goal for the week of measuring drinks, …

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Yay for communication

Therapy last night felt like a win. And I don’t know if you’ll ever appreciate how much that truly means to me. I pretty much live or die by the strength of my relationships. My marriage, my friendships, my relationship with my therapist…when things are stable, I feel good. When they’re not…holy shit do things …

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Sometimes I feel like screaming

Sometimes, I simply just want to scream. That’s how I feel after leaving a stressful therapy session last night. I feel like I fucked it up, I feel like things I said were left untouched, ignored or not explored. I’m feeling frustrated and…simply like a failure. I can tell when my therapist is frustrated with …

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A rough night that may lead to progress.

Last night was rough for a few reasons, but honestly, maybe it’s for the best. I have therapy tonight, and sometimes, having therapy right after a bad night leads to a really productive session. If there’s nothing else that comes from a bad night, I guess some forward progress because of it isn’t a bad …

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I miss therapy

In a normal universe, today would be my therapy day. But in the holiday universe, I still have another week. UGH. It’s been 2 weeks since I’ve been to therapy. It will be 3 weeks by the time I’m actually back. I hate it. I hate breaks and gaps and disruptions to my normal routine. …

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