It’s Okay to Miss the Things That Hurt

This is your reminder that it’s absolutely okay to miss certain toxic relationships, your sick body, your drug of choice, or anything else that hurt.

Heal

You’ll find your way to heal and it’s okay if your way is not the same way as someone else’s. Our journeys are all very different. (Self disclosure: this picture was taken Fall 2011 and my index finger had calluses from the weird way I hold my knitting needles!)

Relapse Doesn’t Just Happen

In recovery from any kind of illness, of course it’s natural to fear relapse. However, with mental illnesses, relapse doesn’t just happen. If you’ve been doing the work to maintain your recovery, you’re not just going to relapse overnight. Sure, you might have lapses, slips, episodes, behaviors, etc. but all the work you’ve done doesn’tContinue reading “Relapse Doesn’t Just Happen”