Tag Archives: my recovery

I hate my life right now

I hate my life right now. I can’t even tell you how much I hate my life right now. Yes, I am well aware of the fact that my life is pretty good compared to many, many lives. But my … Continue reading

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The Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight

(I did not write this.) by Catherine L. Taylor Here is a list of the most common reasons why people can’t lose weight. 1. You may be taking in more calories than you’re aware of. Even if you’re eating healthy, those … Continue reading

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why I’m stuck

I think maybe I figured out why I’m stuck. I think it is because I believe I don’t deserve any better. I’m not worthy to be loved and cared for.

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random thoughts

Sometimes – too often – I feel like my life is some agonizing, never-ending endurance course, with each minute a struggle just to make it through every second. And I wonder when the struggle ends.  Will I always be like … Continue reading

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looking out for myself

This past Friday was my birthday, my fiftieth (wow!) birthday. I made plans for myself, to do something for me that I wanted to do. And I didn’t tell my husband. Naturally, this upset my husband and, of course, there … Continue reading

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forgive yourself…

(I found this image thanks to “A Covert Narcissist’s Wife.”)

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can’t even imagine…

I read three posts today on love. This one:  How to Stay Together in a World That Can’t Stop Breaking Up This one:  How to Find the Courage to Love Again And this one:  Relationship Salve: The Practice of Intentional … Continue reading

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losing my job and another therapist

I will be losing my job. My company was bought by another company and my “position is being eliminated.” I have about another month before my last day so at least I have a little time to look for something … Continue reading

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PTSD

This is very difficult to write. It’s been exactly one year since what happened.  (See post.) I thought it would get easier.  I thought I would get over it. But I haven’t. It’s actually gotten worse. I have very strong … Continue reading

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things I’ve learned

I was outside, cleaning up in my garden a little.  (I have way too much stuff, even in the garden!!!!) And I was thinking. I will be fifty in another year and I was wondering what I had actually learned … Continue reading

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