Respecting My Limits

January 20, 2018 admin 0

In trauma therapy this week, I broached an uncomfortable topic with my therapist at the beginning of the session. After last week’s intensive trauma-based emotional […]

Metacognition

January 20, 2018 admin 0

My brain has been on overdrive the past several days. It’s always an active, hard-to-quiet, multitasking thinking machine, but this level has been boosted several […]

Life as a Puzzle

January 18, 2018 admin 0

As I’ve mentioned, I’m recently on a jigsaw puzzle kick. I’ve been working on them during my afternoon break or before bed. After completing an […]

I’m a Jenga Tower

January 17, 2018 admin 0

I’m so proud of how I handled my pain yesterday. Despite being alone all day, tackling a tough job assignment, feeling freezing, and the searing […]

Pain Management

January 16, 2018 admin 0

Lately, my blog has become an active diary of my daily life, thoughts, and experiences. I don’t have a set agenda now nor when I […]

Getting Lighter

January 14, 2018 admin 0

We are only about 20 days past the winter solstice, yet I already notice the increasing daylight, particularly in the evening. The sun still sets […]

Lock Box

January 12, 2018 admin 0

I had a revelation in trauma therapy yesterday. I was thinking about my recent sincere desire to better understand and control my emotions. I’m trying […]

New Goal

January 11, 2018 admin 0

I handled the hassle and stress of the appointments yesterday with more poise, maturity, and equanimity than I expected or even strived for. I think […]

Flare Up

January 8, 2018 admin 0

I’m in another flare-up of my autoimmune disease. Unfortunately, the gap where I felt halfway decent between the last exacerbation and this one was very […]