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Daily Prompt: Recite

"When did it start Allison?" "I don't know", she replied. "Allison, I need you to concentrate. Tell me about your first memory." She would Recite it in her head often, but could never find the words to say it out loud.  "Allison?" "Allllisson??" She shook out of trans moment and stared at Rebecca.  "I don't know where… Continue reading Daily Prompt: Recite

Anxiety, Blogging, Guilt, Identity, Mental Illness, Mia, Recovery, Shame, Strength, Stress, writing

Sick Game

This might have been one of the most challenging 3 weeks. Stopped taking meds and it threw me. Feelings up uncontrollable anger and lots of tears. Thinking therapy wasn't working anymore, I left today feeling the exact opposite. This post made its way in to the room today, Why, While reading she stopped me right after… Continue reading Sick Game

Anxiety, Blogging, Guilt, Identity, Mental Illness, Motivation, Recovery, Self Help, Shame, Strength, Stress, Therapy, Uncategorized, writing

Gasoline

And all the people say You can't wake up, this is not a dream You're part of a machine, you are not a human being With your face all made up, living on a screen Low on self esteem, so you run on gasoline -Halsey Driving today I was struck by these lyrics. I had… Continue reading Gasoline

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WAKING

Recovery Warriors my mother and father drew roses all over the house the day I told them I wanted my own funeral. I downed a bottle of pills and gin, forgetting that by leaving I would be imprinting myself in the very people who breathe my name in prayer. I stay awake now, listening to… Continue reading WAKING