Month: November 2015

Clutter & Decluttering.

Well, snowfall is predicted for tomorrow nite here in Chicagoland. I haven’t driven a car in snow in 10 years and I wasn’t good at it then, so I’m not happy. I especially loathe chipping ice off my windshield before I can drive to work in the mornings. My sweet brother said I could park Read More

I had an Epiphany about the Narcissist.

I’ve been working on creating an audiobook about the Jewish daily prayers. I was doing a segment explaining what a brit is (a covenant) and I had an epiphany about the narcissist. Basically, I was explaining how I loved the narcissist unconditionally. I compared my love for David to the way God feels about us, Read More

Better Self-Care.

I did something important today towards BETTER SELF-CARE. I went to Quest Diagnostics and did a blood test. My doctor wanted a CBC, of course, but also thyroid, fasting lipids, vitamins B & D, and hepatic function. She has made no secret that she is disgusted with my weight obesity, currently 226 pounds. (I decided Read More

Frustrated with Recovery.

Aargh! I’m supposed to be writing about Recovery (from narcissistic abuse), but I don’t know what to say. It’s been 2 whole years since I slit my wrists… and died. I’m happy to say that I feel like My Old Self again, which is like moving all the game pieces back to the “Start Here” Read More

Psychotherapy by Internet?

full article What is CBT? Cognitive behavioral therapy (or CBT as it is commonly known) is a form of psychotherapy which is based on Beck’s Negative Cognitive Triad, the researchers explain. People who are depressed have developed negative views of themselves, the world, and their future, according to Dr. Aaron Beck, the “father of CBT.” Naturally, Read More

Recovery Journal. 01Nov2015. – Leadership.

  Yesterday I was so proud of myself. It was a busy Sunday at the appliance store where I work. The Store Manager had taken the day off for a family party so she had warned me (rather ominously) that quote “We need to have a strong start for the week and for the month.” Read More

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