2016, Blogger, blood sugar, DID, dissociative identity disorder, eating disorder, emotion, family, headache, health, inside world, Jenna, Mia, Sabrina, transition, weight

Hold Up….. Weight a Minute….

This entire system is plagued by absolutely horrific relationships with food. The vast majority of us can be divided between two categories. Binge eating, or bulimia. Body hatred is big in this system for a variety of reasons, most coming down to size. For years now my sweet sisters have toyed with trying to "fix"… Continue reading Hold Up….. Weight a Minute….

2016, Blogger, changes, children, csa, DID, dissociative identity disorder, emotion, family, fear, Kaysie, Mama, memories, monsters, shadows, transition, trauma

Shadow People in the Closet

Image Credit:  http://thehorrormoviesblog.com/2015/06/16/shadow-people/I'm physically in the livingroom. My mom is with me. She's knitting and watching TV and I am working on DID awareness stuff and keeping up with the support group we run on Facebook for DID. I'm coughing, clearing my throat, and gasping for breath, Mama mumbles under her breath."I wish I could… Continue reading Shadow People in the Closet

anxiety, Blogger, blood sugar, changes, DID, dissociative identity disorder, emotion, family, Jenna, Layna, Mama, safe, safety, transition, weight

Our Aching Feet…..

Most weekday mornings we head out for a walk. We aim for anywhere between 3 and 5 miles, although sometimes we're lucky to hit two miles.... haha.  The walks weren't something we could really do in our old life. We didn't feel safe enough or comfortable enough and it always seemed like our time was… Continue reading Our Aching Feet…..

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

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