Tag Archives: acupuncture

Rehab

It’s been six years from the last major suicide attempt, five years out from my last pharmaceutical – non-recreational anyway. The pills in my life now are gummy vitamins and vitamin D. It’s mind bending to be in a completely … Continue reading

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Old habits

I need acupuncture so badly that I’m almost ready to start poking myself with my ballpoint pen. Old habits die hard; that was totally me wallowing the other day, forgetting everything I know about recovery and how to help myself … Continue reading

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Forever in blue jeans

Shopping is a weird kind of battle, and shopping for clothes is awful. It used to be a bit of an addiction but now luckily I can usually channel it into less harmful places. But when I realized recently that … Continue reading

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Waterworks

I went to acupuncture again for the first time in months and as soon as the practitioner sat down and started talking in that sweet caring tone, I started crying and couldn’t stop. For the next hour I just sat … Continue reading

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Stick it in

Damn the wolves of depression, I won this battle!!! Wahoo and phew.  What worked in 24 hours: I started with a new acupuncturist and spent time with wildly creative, nurturing friends. Thank goodness. What didn’t work: cigarettes, insomnia. Mixed results: … Continue reading

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