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Out On The Edge You See All Kinds Of Things You Can't See From The Center

I live without regret– well, a few.

I live fearlessly, but it’s not without very much fear. I find myself doing things that leave me tremoring with fear– and literally tremoring (an anxiety I developed after a few messy divorces). 49 more words

Pray During Pessimism

I’ve always had trust issues. Even as a young child I was convinced that I wasn’t good enough for my family and that they wanted to leave me. 219 more words


The Heebie-Jeebies, and Other Profound Thoughts

Today I woke up and decided I didn’t want to worry about being sober, or fret about what being sober would mean a year from now, or in October, or at the end of this month. 763 more words


I get a healthy dose of procedures on a daily basis, my being in a training program and all. It’s been fun, but at last, we’re down to our last day in the conference room. 444 more words

Mental Illness

Captain’s Log: Stardate July 16, 2014

Today, I am a cyclone of emotions. As my foot hits the gas pedal, I struggle to grasp at individual thoughts and feelings. My lovely friends said goodbye and well wishes for my safe journey. 234 more words



Mindfulness. The word alone makes me cringe a bit inside after the absurd amount of times I’ve heard it in various hospitals and treatment centers. Ick. 411 more words


Marie reblogged this on Living, Breathing, and Surviving, and Coping with Mental Illness and commented:

It is so hard to be mindful. I struggle with staying in the moment all the time. This sums up exactly why we should be mindful though! Excellent reminder!

Humor reminds us what's really important.

I go in for a consult about radiation therapy tomorrow.  I’m a little nervous, but seeing as how it is only a consult, I don’t think I really have anything to be concerned about… 115 more words