Abuse, Journal, Recovery

pitfalls

A/N: I don’t really like the word “trigger” for a number of reasons, the biggest one being how it’s being used so casually in society. For simplicity’s sake, I’ll be using it to describe what happens when something from the present reminds me of something traumatic. It was a hot day again, so we've been… Continue reading pitfalls

Journal, Recovery, Spirituality

faith & love

I was very reluctant to go to Mass today. I almost stayed home, and without as good a reason as last Sunday. When I came to the church, sat down, my mind wandered. I read the readings, heard the homily, but didn't really take in whatever was said. I just ended up feeling like garbage… Continue reading faith & love

Culture, Journal, Recovery

better out than in

A friend recently convinced me to get on Instagram to help me build up my artist street cred. It’s been very helpful in getting me drawing again (thanks, friend!), and what’s more, there are a lot of things others have posted that make me very happy and inspired to look at. One running trend (maybe… Continue reading better out than in