September 24, 2017 It’s been 7 months since life changed the way I thought and felt about myself as a woman also as a person. In previous blog entries, I wrote about the “imaginary” relationship that turned into a scam but how, despite the outcome, the emotions and feelings from the experience stayed with me. … Continue reading Belief in the existence of Love
I wrote this poem to mark my 100th Day of Daily Gratitude's. It's been such a positive impact on my thought process. I recommend that you give it a try. Thank you so much for stopping by and showing support as I go through this personal journey of self-discovery, healing and recovery. Have an … Continue reading 100th Day of Gratitude
Time heals all wounds by Suzanne Allen I wake to see another morning dawn. Sleepy, stretching and still a yawn. That familiar pang of doubt. Sometimes I want to scream and shout. Tired of sometimes feeling this way. Somehow I still make it through the day. Slight tingle of pain from old wounds. Reminds of … Continue reading Time heals all wounds
Morning - by Suzanne Allen Out of the darkness of slumber I awake. Tired and weary, filled with pain and ache. Not from the body, grows older each day. The brain-filled thoughts,automatic replay. Lumber out of bed, hair all a mess. Time to get up, time to get dressed. Deep breaths in, deep breaths out. … Continue reading Morning – by Suzanne Allen
September 15, 2017 I’ve written before about the barriers to finding a meaningful relationship online. One of the most important aspects of contemplating meeting someone in this environment, besides the honesty and integrity, is effective communication. I have taken many communication courses; written and verbal in order to be a more effective leader. Couple that … Continue reading Communication – something new: friendships, relationships, and acquaintances.
09/11/17 The world view changed that day. No longer seen as this bright and hopeful place, it was dulled by tragedy, sadness, tears, and anger. The depression and anxiety were compounded by the sense of helplessness, wanting to be there for the strangers I did not know. I cried for days. It seemed like the … Continue reading Day not forgotten – Finding strength
09/10/17 This is my entry for a weekly writing challenge on Instagram. It was a 20-word story challenge using the word "rage". I decided to also incorporate a drawing into the entry. I was inspired by the news coverage I was watching concerning a hurricane that was making landfall in the state of Florida.
9 Sep 17 Alone by Suzanne Allen My heart was broken. I was in a million pieces. Pain replaced promises spoken. My mind’s thoughts turned to negativity. I didn’t think it would ever end. Hurt was there but lessened eventually. My physical-self faced depression’s wrath. I couldn’t control the anxiety. Emotional eating became the path. … Continue reading Alone – I’m no longer afraid of that word. Random Musings
September 6, 2017 Today was a tough day for me during my group counseling session. After my last incident this past March, I now attend counseling with my therapist every other week and a group session with a Psychiatrist every week. After our session today I spoke with the doctor, who was managing our group … Continue reading Counseling and Therapy over Medications – Healing myself
05 September 17 I'm still relatively new to writing creatively. Most of the previous writings I completed were academic papers or reports for work. So whenever inspiration strikes, I usually take the time, right then, to write the thoughts down. Then, later, I decide how I want to present it to others. I never … Continue reading Life is a Road – Random Musings