Category Archives: Healing

The “Right Hand” Version

Which means more logical and rational than the previous one. The fall happened in my house.  Paying attention to the fragments I was juggling, I failed to see my feet and tripped over the lintel.  I hit my chin and … Continue reading

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Bababadalgharagh…..denenthurnuk!

Friday, April 14 I wrote this this morning , trying to understand what is going on in my psyche.  It actually produced something that helped make sense of the many issues I am juggling.  “Keep the pen moving” is an … Continue reading

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Eight Learnings

Written on Saturday, January 2, 2016 I had a number of learnings, things I suddenly saw were true, late in 2015.  I decided to write them all down.  I planned to take one every day and think about it.  And I … Continue reading

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Insight —> Endurance —> Action

I spent my time with Erica talking about the good things that I’ve been doing spontaneously: taking apart the puzzle that’s been there for three months, playing music that I haven’t listened to for years, starting to meditate regularly, being … Continue reading

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Healing from the Bottom Up

I want to write about what’s been happening lately.  When I came back from the visit to Kendal, I knew I could create a good life for myself there.  I put it in that form without really thinking about it, … Continue reading

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Writings about Mother

I’ve been writing a lot, both on my own and with writing groups I’ve started.  I want to use some of them as blog posts. The first memory I have of my mother involves some tiny clear plastic animals.  I … Continue reading

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“Real Substantive Engagement”

Erica said something that turned out to be really important in our phone conversation on Friday.   There are things she says, and her wording is different and elegant, and I need to get her exact words, because if I … Continue reading

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Mother and Denial

I’ve been doing a lot of writings on specific subjects.  I’d like to start turning them into blog posts.  I’ve got quite a lot about my mother.  Still struggling with not being able to forgive her.  I’ve forgiven her for … Continue reading

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Rescuing Another Little Jenny

Woke up feeling utterly bleak.  Actually this is worse than bleak.  It feels like everyone has died and I’m left all alone.  It’s not really sad, sad is much easier to bear because it’s moving.  This is not moving, it’s … Continue reading

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Big Change in my Life

I’ve been through some huge convulsion, or conversion, or transformation, or rearrangement of my psyche — I don’t have any words for it.  It’s even hard to talk about because its effects in my life don’t seem monumental.  It all … Continue reading

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