I'm working on a list, a list that is turning out to be pretty frustrating. A list of what makes us happy. Now there are the basics of that list: our family, our fur-family, and friends, etc. That's not what this list is after. This list is supposed to be about what kind of activities… Continue reading What Makes You Happy?
The sermon at church last night came with several application questions. Personally, I like those because they give me something to really think on, and where we have such memory issues, I can use those to grip onto the important parts of the message... or at least what I take from it. We all… Continue reading Where is Fear Taking Us?
Last night at Celebrate Recovery the lesson was about gratitude. We have a list of things from that lesson we are grateful for. And we have a list of things from this morning that we are grateful for. The "Attitude of Gratitude" isn't new for us. It shows up in recovery a lot. So many… Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude
There are no words to describe the confusion we often cause ourselves. The need for friends, for a community, for our tribe is strong. The need for quiet, alone time, and to hide from the world is almost equally as strong. The struggle is real. It's the same battle we have been fighting for years.… Continue reading Friends
Control. A word that most of us firmly believe should be a four-letter word. A cuss word. Obscene and foul language. Just a nasty word, in general. We need it, we lack it, we need to practice it, yet we often cringe when we hear it. It brings up many negative emotions… Continue reading Control: How Does This Thing Work?
We live in a social media dominated world. Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, and Instagram are everywhere. Children as young as 4 understand how to work some of these social media platforms. People post some of the most intimate details of their lives, down to what they are thinking at the moment, what they ate for lunch,… Continue reading Social Media: Helpful or Harmful?
This isn't going to be your typical "How To" post. We're not going to be able to tell you how to find balance in anything... yet. Yet. That's the key word here. We spend an hour a week with our two little sisters working as a group on things that bother us. The… Continue reading How to Find Balance: We Have NO Idea What We Are Doing
Headaches are the bane of our existence. We literally don't go a day without one. Most of the time they are regular switching headaches, we consider them par for the course with DID. Most of our friends who have DID talk about the headaches and migraines and it's a topic we've covered here. We… Continue reading How to Get Rid of a Headache… Without Meds
No one can do it for you. Duh. I mean, I know. No one can write for me. Maybe they could but would it say what I wanted to say? Sometimes we have to just get up and do it. Make the choices. Use our wings. Fly.
"Tales Of Brilliant Chaos December 21, 2017 · It snowed a little. The snow brings back body memories and feelings just below the surface. Memories no one can quite see or know, yet we can feel them and taste them. The bingers want to eat them away. The purgers want to purge them out. The restricters… Continue reading Dancing with Chaos