anxiety, Blogger, DID, dissociative identity disorder, emotion, family, fear, headache, Jessa, Mama, Mia, raw, scars, social interaction, transition, vulnerability

Heroes

That's the truth. We are just kids. The body may be 34 years old, and our littles may be more advanced in some areas than chronological children, but we are just kids. We range in age from 4-17 years old and we have some stunning lacking skills in the area of social skills and emotional… Continue reading Heroes

anxiety, Blogger, cadie, DID, emotion, fear, headache, Layna, messy, vulnerability

Understanding Ourselves….

Henry David Thoreau said "Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves."We have spent the better part of our lives lost. We didn't really gain much for understanding ourselves.I'm not really sure where I'm going with that. I just know that today has been rough, almost from the beginning. Jessa was out… Continue reading Understanding Ourselves….

bio-family, children, DID, dissociative identity disorder, family, injury vs illness, Layna, monsters, sexual abuse

When the Parents are the Monsters

I found this image on Pinterest when looking for writing prompts. It is incredibly tempting to create a beautiful story to go with this quote, but it hit a nerve and so this won't be some made up story. You see, there are those of us in the world who can understand and relate to… Continue reading When the Parents are the Monsters

Alexandria, Blogger, changes, DID, dissociative identity disorder, emotion, family, fear, Jessa, Layna, Mackenzie, messy, Processing, transition

Office Hours, Processing, and Jessa

We, or maybe just I, seriously need "office hours". We need to dedicate a time where we can just write, research, learn, grow, think... and to process things. I process things through reading and writing, and using our cell phone to research and write is a lesson in futility... or maybe a lesson in patience...… Continue reading Office Hours, Processing, and Jessa

changes, emotion, family, fear, love, messy, raw, social interaction, transition

Except when we don't. Because we are a family and we are real. And lately, we do "leave people out, hurt feelings, yelling, door slamming, frustration, and unrealistic demands of each other". Awesome, huh?We're a new family. We are still transitioning and learning how to be a family. Every single person in this family... from… Continue reading

Blogger, DID, dissociative identity disorder, emotion, headache, Mama, Mia, social interaction, writing

I just now finally found this blog again. Not one of us could remember what the name was. I'm glad we found it because we badly want to write and we couldn't figure out where to write.Figuring out what to write isn't hard. It's a pain using the phone to write but right now it's… Continue reading