Life Skills

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“Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.” ― Sylvia Plath This week has been all about goals. Last Friday in group we filled out index cards with three goals that we wanted to complete in the coming week. Today, when it got to be my turn to talk about my … Read More

All I can do is rise.

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I was so scared about starting group this past Monday that I walked in trembling, tears barely falling from my eyes. I walked in ten  minutes early but the big group room was already mostly full and I took a chair near the door, and a few people looked my way and smiled knowingly, I could tell that every one … Read More

All I can do is rise.

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I was so scared about starting group this past Monday that I walked in trembling, tears barely falling from my eyes. I walked in ten  minutes early but the big group room was already mostly full and I took a chair near the door, and a few people looked my way and smiled knowingly, I could tell that every one … Read More

On Day Ten

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So. It’s been ten days since these evil beasts, anxiety and depression, sent me to the hospital in a fit of panic. Ten days of things being up in the air with my job, my child, my future, my sanity, and now things are becoming more clear. Yesterday I met with a wonderful woman who did my intake for the … Read More

On Day Ten

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So. It’s been ten days since these evil beasts, anxiety and depression, sent me to the hospital in a fit of panic. Ten days of things being up in the air with my job, my child, my future, my sanity, and now things are becoming more clear. Yesterday I met with a wonderful woman who did my intake for the … Read More

I can’t believe this is happening to me.

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It’s hard to know what to say. I don’t know what to say at all, really, except that I am not okay. It’s really hard to be around people when I am feeling so depressed, hard to fathom how all of these people can just go about their lives like they are okay and everything is okay when I know … Read More