Monthly Archives: August 2014

Letting go of the past.

I’m doing  a lot of writing, weekly, for my psychologist.   This week’s theme is letting go of the past, and not being defined by it. For a long time, letting go of the past was really tough for me, because … Continue reading

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Don’t want to go back there

Yesterday in group therapy, my addictions Dr. asked us all what had made us decide to give up whatever our drug of choice was, and get into recovery. Talk about bad memories.   I said that the very first time I … Continue reading

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Blades and Booze

As I look back over my 30’s, I realized my life revolved around 2 things outside of work, self-injury and drinking. I’d self-injured as a kid and teen, and then stopped, but restarted in my mid 30’s after some pretty … Continue reading

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Changing sidewalks.

Autobiography in Five Short Chapters By Portia Nelson I I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk I fall in. I am lost … I am helpless. It isn’t my fault. It takes me forever … Continue reading

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