Category Archives: Recovery

Musings on Recovery, including ACA, therapy, etc.

9 Years Ago

Nine years ago today, I was in the psych ward. I was in 10th grade. I had been struggling with clinical depression for at least a year, probably more like two or three. When I had tried to get help … Continue reading

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What is healing?

(Something I wrote yesterday. I was thinking about that question – what is healing? And this is the short little ramblings that came out of me thinking that over, trying to figure it out.) What is “healing,” really? When it … Continue reading

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Caught between extremes again

Sometimes I just get so frustrated, so disgusted with myself. I know better than this. I know what I should be doing and I don’t do it. I know what I shouldn’t be doing and I do it anyway. Sometimes I’m … Continue reading

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palette of emotions

a scared child, afraid to trust… pain masked by a smile, a laugh… heart enclosed in walls so high, so thick… outside, He waits, He knocks… softly He speaks: “come.” gently He calls: “my child.” open your heart, shine a … Continue reading

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Whatever it takes.

God knows what He’s doing, even when I don’t. It’s a good thing to remember. And it’s a truth that I find myself clinging to when things get tough. Sometime in the past couple of years, I started praying a … Continue reading

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Hey look, a new blog post!

Decided to try doing this blog thing again. We’ll see how it goes, if I’ll be able to keep up with it. Don’t count on anything. =) It’s been so long since I’ve written here, and to be honest, I’m … Continue reading

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Rambling: Crabbiness, Honesty, Therapy, Family…and best of all, WWC.

So, I’m at my parents’ house, and I just feel like writing tonight. Which means that this is probably going to turn into a long, rambling, repetitive, self-centered, depressing thing. What the hell, it’s what I do best, right? (Ooookay…obviously … Continue reading

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Short rambling update. Sort of.

Well, it’s been a while since I’ve written anything here. I don’t know if I’m going to get back into writing regularly yet, but I did want to put something up. I think it was my last post, or maybe … Continue reading

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Some of my story…

I wrote this yesterday, but then I took it down. I was kind of lost in memories and feelings, and I don’t have much of a filter when that happens. I just talk and write honestly, and sometimes I say … Continue reading

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Part of the journey.

I’ve kind of made a mess of this semester – no, this year. That’s not to say that good things haven’t happened, because they have. Really good things! But I think that has a lot more to do with God … Continue reading

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