Therapy

Does significant trauma bring permanent changes?

This is…a hard one for me to talk about. I thought about writing it, but I know I’d be less…calculated, and more raw…and while normally that’s a good thing, that’s not what I want when it comes to this topic. I’m not even sure I’ll be able to hit the publish button once this is …

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Anxiety on top of anxiety

Tonight, I have therapy. A usually much welcomed and needed part to my week, suddenly is causing something much stronger than anxiety within me. When I last went on Friday…things did not end well. Much the opposite of my intentions, things went wrong, and it ended on a really hurtful note which made me feel …

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Dear universe…

Dear universe, please help me. I feel so scared and alone right now. Everything hurts and I feel like there’s no way out but…out. I’m losing ground in a battle that isn’t mine to win. I feel like I’m drowning, and instead of sending lifeboats, people are throwing rocks. Universe, I don’t ask of much …

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Hurt.

How could you do that? You did the very thing that you KNEW I was the most afraid of. Giving up on me. You gave up on me. I gave you something to read, hoping it would help you understand how I was feeling, where I was coming from. How do you interpret that from …

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Unpacking this emotional fuckery

So…something kind of…crazy happened the other day. First of all, yes, I’m alive. I survived. The hard part isn’t over, not by a long shot…but one day at a time…right? Secondly…holy shit. Like, actually, holy fucking shit. On Monday, my sons birthday…I struggled. Of course. I sent the text, the “happy birthday, please give my …

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Honoring our “inside” voices

“Does sometimes your outside voice say ‘yes’ when your inside voice says ‘no’?” First of all, if you know where this quote is from, then welcome. You’re officially one of my people. For those of you, likely without young children, that don’t know, it’s a quote from (the best) kids show, Bluey. And today, after …

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