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Continue to move forward.

charlottesweb
  • By charlottesweb · Posted January 8, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Saw neurologist today. Most of it was him asking me questions and taking notes. He knows I have an appointment with a NeuroPsychologist to do more in depth testing. Once the neurologist receives the results ...

Global Warming

UnfortunatelyAnna
  • By UnfortunatelyAnna · Posted January 8, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • There's a hole in the ozone and I was there when the stars started to fall through the hole in the sky to the earth And I picked up as many as I possibly could so I could bring them to you I filled up ...

Bars For Miles

UnfortunatelyAnna
  • By UnfortunatelyAnna · Posted January 8, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • Hey Micah, I wish you were still here You'll never guess I got a story that'll make you laugh But it feels more like I got something to confess, I was talking to someone in a bar on Friday night He asked ...

Phone Books and Revelations

UnfortunatelyAnna
  • By UnfortunatelyAnna · Posted January 7, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • I found myself one night in a hotel room Lying on the bed Staring at the cracks in the ceiling Dust from the plaster snowing down on me And the only sound is the people in the room next door Having fun ...

Things are looking up.

charlottesweb
  • By charlottesweb · Posted January 7, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • I am now in the four week period after stopping Xanax for it to be completely out of my system. I didn't realize until doing this that I was addicted to it. I was on the medication for about 6 years ...

Plastic Flowers

UnfortunatelyAnna
  • By UnfortunatelyAnna · Posted January 6, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • So, this is nothing new, it's just like every personal drama goes Can we cut to where the curtains are about to come to a close? You take a bow, holding a thorned red rose Another fine performance This ...

the bathroom (not a story), early 1970s

IRespectYou
  • By IRespectYou · Posted January 5, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • The tile was green. It went up the wall to about the height of my nose. The bathroom smelled disinfectant-minty. I have three things I want to recall. I relieved myself, number two, in a urinal. Another ...

Music Keeps me Smiling

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · Posted January 5, 2014
  • 22 replies
  • Today I played some new jazz cd's I ordered from Amazon....and it was like medicine for my weary soul....nothing like smooth jazz and a cup of chamomille tea ...

Little Suzy

UnfortunatelyAnna
  • By UnfortunatelyAnna · Posted January 5, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • Poor little Suzy, you won't sleep tonight So many thoughts of the things you could do, you won't, (but you might) The potential you'll be that you'll never see All those promises you break, but the new ...

Good Quote...

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · Posted January 4, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • "It doesn't matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always." ~ Oprah Winfrey ...

Still searching for an answer

charlottesweb
  • By charlottesweb · Posted January 4, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • Still in the hunt to find an answer to my memory issues and falling down for no reason. I get to see the neurologist on Jan 8, another memory test 1/9 and test results of all tests on 1/23. So things ...

("I don't want to do this." "You have to." "His voices have to." "Yes.")

IRespectYou
  • By IRespectYou · Posted January 3, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • We are talking now. I don’t want to speak. Why? Why? Why? I spoke today. To whom? To—to your therapist. (I’d say the person’s name, but then bad people might find you.) Okay. Why do you want to die? I ...

Songs For the Kitchen

UnfortunatelyAnna
  • By UnfortunatelyAnna · Posted January 3, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • While you lay sleeping The children grew The sunset and the shadows grew Time went by and the phone rang there was deafening silence, and the kitchen sang The songs pushed and shoved like kids for space ...

Pain Relief / Abuse Survivors Please share Wisedom of Holding on!

GizzyMo
  • By GizzyMo · Posted January 3, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • what do you take especially when you are forbidden pain medications of any kind because of an unintentional mild od..I think..next morning I was fine except that it was three days past the original dosage ...

ex

tipped
  • By tipped · Posted January 3, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • it has been 1 year since our divorce and I want my ex back. how do I go about it? he is engaged to another girl and the wedding date is 4 months away. I have tried to tell him that I love him and want ...

Moving along one hour at a time

charlottesweb
  • By charlottesweb · Posted January 3, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • I'm slowly moving forward. Going to a second memory test on Jan 6. I see a neurologist on Jan 8 to get his interpretation of the lesions on my frontal lobe. I can tell it's not getting better yet after ...

Scapegoat

UnfortunatelyAnna
  • By UnfortunatelyAnna · Posted January 2, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • Blame it on your mother, did she let you play too many video games when you were a kid? So, blame it on your mother Because you really need a scapegoat now. No, my dog won't bite you, though she has the ...

Started 2014 off wrong

stephani8223
  • By stephani8223 · Posted December 31, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • Stress is overwhelming my body. For the first time in a long time, I self harmed. I cut myself with a razor blade on my thigh. I did it on my thigh hoping no one I live with will see it. I have about ...

sober

kellysmind
  • By kellysmind · Posted December 31, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • i remember there was a time that in no way would i get through the night without drinking and omg if I didn't have a drink on this holiday .. well its my second new years sober, my first new year in 27 ...

Open Doors

UnfortunatelyAnna
  • By UnfortunatelyAnna · Posted December 31, 2013
  • 12 replies
  • I thought I heard you walking up the drive It was just the storm blowing through the pines I haven't found who I'm looking for It's all shadows and wind blowing at an old screen door The closet's empty ...

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