Narcissistic Recovery: Cognitive Function

I've been very frustrated with my writing lately. Whenever I sit down to write I have a blog post as a goal. I've lost my ability to free-form write and get out what's in my heart without thinking of an audience. I know I'm not getting down first thoughts. I'm censoring myself. More importantly, I'm also... Continue Reading →

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Vacationing Without the Narcissist

Oh, vacations. Vacations were when it was the two of us and we would feel more connected, more bonded. Right? Yet that's never how it would actually happen. The Narcissist and I went to Hawaii's Big Island in the fall of 2016. It's on my mind lately as I watch the devastation caused by the... Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day without Kids

Today is Mother's Day and I'm feeling mournful about what isn't in my life. Once upon a time, I wanted children. I now feel sorrow in recognizing becoming a mother no longer aligns with what I want out of life. I have strong mothering and nurturing instincts. It seems a shame to not put them... Continue Reading →

Intuitive Eating: Binge Eating Update

I'm working hard to address and conquer my binge eating tendencies by reading the book Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch. I am excited about this journey, although it did have a rocky start. I've written about my bingeing issues and my attempts at self-love in the past. The posts are here: Binge... Continue Reading →

Asking for Support

Yesterday, I finally reached out to my tribe and asked for support. I was afraid of mockery, but I realized keeping to myself was reinforcing thought patterns saying I was unworthy of kindness...

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