For me, anything can be a trigger, yet the holidays can almost always guarantee thoughts intruding my mind.
I am going to be someone. I am going to live a life as a functioning, recovering human being. I will laugh when something is funny and cry when I feel sad. I will love and I will lose. I WILL BE LOVED.
I have been sober for a little over two weeks now and I’m not sure I like how I feel about it. I know I don’t like feeling. I left the hospital with a list of to-dos, and they all… Read More
I remember learning about the obsession and compulsion cycle when I first came into recovery, and writing extensively about it. Not being able to think about anything other than the object of my obsession for hours and hours,… Read More
I woke up this morning before the sun came up. I felt excited about the day and a part of me couldn’t wait until the kids were up so we could start it. I knew where I was,… Read More
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