Reflective Pause

Yesterday marked an anniversary for me. Nothing big, but it was important to that time of my life. 6 years ago yesterday I started working at my current employer. Starting this job then was a big deal, not because of the job necessarily but because it marked the final corner turn in my recovery. After…

Striking a Chord

I was reading this entry that Chris had written about guilt when the last sentence really struck me: “I guess I’ve carried that warped child’s perception of the world into adulthood. I am responsible for everyone, and yet I am unable to completely please anyone.” Now those of you who aren’t survivors of child abuse…

What you don’t see

Someone recently sent me an email and talked about how “brave” I was to have this site out here, and how strong I must be to own what happened to me the way I do on here. My response, other than being very humbled and honored, was to tell this person that it’s not as…

Thought provoking

I was reading a post over at Robert Scoble’s blog today about what he’s been doing, the things he’s learning about himself and how his blogging fits into his life. It’s all very interesting. As you know, I have two blogs, so these questions about how they fit into my life, and what part of…