Search

I heal differently

Updated: May 17, 2020

It looks different for everyone.


You can't expect someone to heal in the way that worked for you.


You can't expect it to be convenient for you.


You can't expect it to be a checklist.


You can't expect really anything out of it.


I've talked to several people about their path to compare or get advice.


I heal differently...


Lots of therapy


Journaling for hours


Writing articles like these


Binging a show and then not wanting to watch TV for months


Laying in bed for hours replaying my past


Essential oils and supplements


Laughing with my friends


Holding my niece


Creating space


Eating healthy


Slowing down


Exercising


Sobbing


Dancing

Recent Posts

See All

There's one that survived a cult. She still emails other survivors. The ones who have lost themselves or others. She works with the police. She documents what happens and works on her book. She does t

I spiral. I feel like I did when David told me he had cheated. I feel like I did when Michael said goodbye in the parking lot of San Jose. Or when he left me in the elevator. I feel it rush in my body

I buy kayaks. Bake brownies. Reupholster my chairs. I make spreadsheets and book hotels. I write out grocery lists and buy new clothes. I want everything to be right and ready. That's who I am.