Monthly Archives: September 2013

Boundaries

Today’s blog is a break from my life story and I decided to talk about Boundaries. What is a boundary? It’s what we put in place to protect ourselves. For example our own “personal space” is a boundary. Expecting others … Continue reading

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Path To Awareness Pt 1

The year 2008 started off rough but by June things were starting to look up for me. Professionally I was doing very well and I had made some new friendships with my coworkers. Kate and I were looking forward to … Continue reading

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The Path To Awareness

We left off seeing me at my worst. I was broken and beaten. I was ashamed of what I had done and how that hurt my children. I felt like a coward and that everyone in my small town could … Continue reading

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The Path of Denial

When I agreed to move me and the children back in with my ex, I truly believed that he had changed and after experiencing the loss of his family, he had decided that we were more important. Finding out that … Continue reading

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The Path Of Suppression

Upon learning that I was pregnant, initially I was scared straight. Everything just stopped in the tracks for me and I began to focus on this little person I was bringing into the world. “Oh finally!”, I thought, “I will … Continue reading

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My Journey Down The Path of Mental Illness

The first path of my mental illness is the “Path of Not Knowing”. From my earliest childhood memories, I can recall always feeling “off” or like a ghost. Like I didn’t matter….and I cannot recall any specific childhood trauma event … Continue reading

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You Matter

I have always struggled with feeling like I matter. The inner core of me doesn’t accept that I am worthy and I do matter. I’ve been working on changing this with the various therapies I’m in and I would have … Continue reading

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