Tag Archives: being an adult

flashing back and returning- 2

I just gotta say, I love my therapist. Not putting her on a pedestal or anything like that, I just am overcome with gratitude to her. She is so calm, and open, and compassionate. No matter what state I come … Continue reading

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Running

I love to run. I love my sneakers. I love the powerful high of feeling strong, pounding the road or dancing across a path. I love getting up the mileage, crossing distances. I love hill sprints in the grass and … Continue reading

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Saturday night authenticity

Saturday night I go out to dinner with a friend. G asks what I’m up to, I say nothing, she asks if I want to get dinner. I say, “Sure!” because going out to dinner with her sounds wonderful. I … Continue reading

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Some positivity!

Beer and potato chips is an absolutely valid dinner on a Friday night. Nutritionally maybe not so healthy, but social-emotionally vital to health, especially done in the company of wonderful friends who love me, who see me, who accept me … Continue reading

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Developing awareness is frustrating!

It is. Because I am aware of how I am scrambling inside, scurrying around busy bee to avoid avoid avoid emotions. How I think I am avoiding anger and under the anger has got to be sadness; at this point … Continue reading

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Making a pros and cons list

Today I found out that my health insurance would not cover all of the services I am seeking currently. The remainder would be quite a bill. One that I can afford, but it puts a hefty dent in my savings. … Continue reading

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Flailing thoughts

The fear of the thing is worse than the thing itself. Avoidance makes the anxiety worse. It’s scary, but do the thing. Find your Self. Be in Self. Panic and anxiety make it hard to be in Self, but you … Continue reading

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