Getting There

Yesterday was a better day. This roller coaster I’ve been on seems to be slowing down. I’m not off the ride just yet, but the slower speed is a relief. I’m proud of myself for one thing at least. Instead of doing what I would usually do, which is self-medicate with my benzo’s (more thanContinue reading “Getting There”

Remembering Emotions As Waves

It still catches me by surprise how quickly my emotions can change from one minute, hour, week, to the next. When I wrote my last post I was in a pit of despair which had rolled over me while doing some movement and muscle exercises (sensory integration stuff). Everything just suddenly seemed pointless, and didn’tContinue reading “Remembering Emotions As Waves”

Group Spa Therapy

Group was lovely tonight. So different/weird-but-nice. It felt like a combination of time spent in a spa, and therapy. D, the OT, had lit candles in the room we were having the group in. There was even a light vanilla scented air freshener thing going on. Very romantic! We spoke about self-compassion, self-soothing, and theContinue reading “Group Spa Therapy”