Monthly Archives: January 2010

I am safe, I am worthy

These are the two affirmations that are helping me lately.  I am safe (my body will not explode; it will not hurt me). I am worthy (I was worth being saved;  I am welcome in this world).   The other day as I left the gym, I noticed the tape on my car holding the fender…

Changing Cues

Miscue If I could have hidden it I would have   If I could have forgotten it   made it disappear like a rabbit under a magician’s black hat   carved it out of my skin   but the scar directed the play without my knowing like a prompter off stage whispering forgotten lines—  …

Release

When I was twenty-six-years-old, I began exploring in a safe and open way–in therapy, writing, and artwork–what had happened to me as a baby threatened by pyloric stenosis and operated on in order to save my life. Lee Johnson, my therapist, was my life line. She was the first human being with whom I was…

New Years Resolution

Happy 2010 everyone! Today, I rededicate myself to the blogosphere. My resolution is to write and post weekly. The challenge that I face is allowing myself to be less perfect in what I create in order to increase the spontaneity and frequency of my postings. I am excited about this new challenge because I expect…