My last post was written, literally minutes ago, and I was very emotional from the situation itself (here's the replay: Fake Pearls (A Parable and a Surrender), and the act of writing it out and posting it. And then, I get this little pop up notification as soon as I hit publish. I've apparently hit … Continue reading Milestones: Looking for something radically honest to read? Voila!
This is the worst self injury scar I have (at the bottom of the post, as a courtesy). It was one of the rare instances where I did not have access to my usual implements, and I used something else I had on hand. In this case, it was a folding pocket knife that was … Continue reading #LoveMe Challenge Day 8: Share a Scar (Trigger Warning)
Day Four (I don't sleep in normal 24 hour blocks so my days don't function that way either) of the #loveme challenge: a person who loves you. This is a question that I am blessed to have difficulty answering; there are several prominent people in my life who love me, which makes it hard to … Continue reading #LoveMe Challenge Day 4: A Person Who Loves You
Trigger warning: My journey with self harm is a complicated one. The first time I cut, I was about 13. My mom and I had a fight over a now long-forgotten issue. I stormed off to my bedroom, pacing, feeling the closest I had ever (at that point) felt to the emotions I saw in … Continue reading On Self Harm
I've texted or messaged everyone I know who might understand. My family is asleep or at work. How do you deal with cutting urges when your support network is unavailable?