Journal, Recovery

keepsakes

Names. Memories. Friends. Coworkers. The meaning of “I love you.” The meaning of life after not having one. I’m rewatching Violet Evergarden. I’ve read and watched reviews that would say Violet isn’t relatable enough to most folks, but again, it’s like I’m watching my own story (albeit rewritten). I’m finding that I connect with her… Continue reading keepsakes

Journal, Recovery

person or problem

I think everyone has met one of them. They are the people who think that if (certain) people would just die or disappear, the world would be a better place. They run from others’ suffering, do everything in their power to ignore them. When they’re not doing that, they spend many a breath on why… Continue reading person or problem

Journal, Recovery

inner beliefs

My therapist gave me a topic to think about this week: the beliefs I have about myself, and how they hold me back in life. I’ve certainly gone over these beliefs little by little here, but hey; why not have them in one place? Some of these beliefs might be chained in your heart as… Continue reading inner beliefs

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