Category: Healing

A space of healing from narcissistic abuse, childhood molestation, and my sister’s addiction while living with Bipolar I, ADHD, PTSD, and anxiety.

Longing to Connect

Has anyone else loved someone who is struggling with addiction?  I have.  Love isn’t easy sometimes and there isn’t an instruction manual.  Emotions can be difficult to process, especially when we are holding conflicting ones in the same space.  Below, I share a piece…

Hello Grief.

Hello Grief. For so long I avoided you, gave you the silent treatment, ran the other way.  I wouldn’t let you stay. I thought the layers of pain caused by abandonment, betrayal, invalidation, and neglect would be intolerable to acknowledge. I sit with you…

The Metamorphosis, Building the Wing Span

I’ve been restless and running for years without direction or purpose, frantically putting out fires, and desperately warning others to contain their flames or they will get burned. It seemed that most around me were in danger or were stagnating and without considering my…

All Unraveled & Learning

I have started this blog as a way of healing.  In the past decade, my life became increasingly chaotic and frustrating, much like tangled yarn that even with hours of attempting to disentangle, appeared hopeless and muddled.  Through the torment of an abusive relationship…