[Re-plug] I did a Yoga Sequence for the First Time in 10 months

I haven’t regularly practiced yoga in a year. I did a very simple sequence today for better posture that was only ten minutes. I had done all the poses with ease in my previous yoga life. Halfway through, I felt like quitting. All evening, I’ve felt the corrected muscles in my back ache slightly. ItContinue reading “[Re-plug] I did a Yoga Sequence for the First Time in 10 months”

Look, it’s a metaphor!

I don’t often find poetry in every day life. In fact, people who do that annoy me. But this really struck me. The seeming battle between the storm and the peace, between darkness and light. My recovery has mirrored this battle. Fighting the darkness with light. Keeping the storm at bay while hanging onto the rays of hope. StillContinue reading “Look, it’s a metaphor!”

[Re-Plug] Things I’m Learning in Recovery

Throughout the course of this blog’s vague direction and scattered postings, I have been in trauma therapy and a 12-step recovery program. There are hard days, there are impossible days, and there are days that make me feel like I really can do it. Unfortunately, it’s not linear. Here are just some of the thingsContinue reading “[Re-Plug] Things I’m Learning in Recovery”

Been in therapy

  Working on my emotions, history of trauma, and sexual addiction. This was my last homework assignment. It felt odd and foreign. Voices in my head told me, no, you’re none of these things. They laughed that my name was even attached. But I still did it. And I didn’t listen to the haters. I,Continue reading “Been in therapy”