Stained Glass Windows

It has been a long week. The days have slipped by, and some days, I've been pushed to the edge of overwhelm. My saving grace has been that I ungracefully vomited some of my story last week at a recovery meeting. Tears and all. Falling apart in a way I never do. That moment gave …

Object Lessons

 I can tend to compulsively manage my life. I do this in three areas especially: finances, recovery, and school. If you've been reading this blog for a couple months, you know about the financial stress I put myself under. Each thing has its place, and each place has its thing. As I told my therapist …

when words vanish.

I've taken to writing posts after I've been through an EMDR session, and this week is no exception. However... some things are too private to share so publicly, and I don't quite know what to tell you today. Secrets are meant for the closest of friends.I feel tender, broken open. Like a cantaloupe split down …