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Just for today

Just for today is something you hear a lot in recovery. For a person who knows that life is unmanageable while they’re drinking, drugging, gambling, acting out sexually, it’s a no-brainer to know how to make things better: just stop. Unfortunately,

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Hello World

  I’ve been seeing a new therapist closer to where I live. It’s nice not having to block out a half day to go to therapy. I can get to his office in about 10 minutes, which is really convenient.

Posted in i had sex with my therapist, life in general, my journaling, sexual addiction, therapy

Sleepless

Something must have clicked somewhere in my brain because I couldn’t sleep most of the night yet I haven’t been acting out. Weird. Here’s something interesting from http://simonsobo.com/the-strengths-and-weaknesses-of-dsm-iv Mr. K., a lawyer for a large corporation, was overwhelmingly depressed at

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I’m ready for spring to be here

I spent a few hours today thinking about redoing my inner circle. But here’s the thing. I don’t really have good sobriety on all the behaviors in my inner circle right now and I know that addicts who redefine their

Posted in 12-step recovery, life in general, relapse

Good news and bad news.

The good news is that I have remained sober. The bad news is that every cell in my body is screaming for sex. The good news is that peri menopause means that soon I won’t have to deal with periods.

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News Flash

Porn gets boring after awhile.

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Just Thinking

You know what sucks about a good therapist? They call you on your bullshit. I’ve decided I need a tune up, so to speak. I’ve been trying to rationalize porn, masturbation, and my whole perspective on recovery and sexual sobriety.

Posted in life in general, my journaling, recovery tools

Is my broken compass fixed?

I wrote this post a LONG time ago, back in 2010. I came across it just now as I sit here trying to distract myself from surfing the Internet for porn. Lately I’ve been questioning whether or not I want

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A lot going on . . .

There’s still a minimum of drama in my life, but there’s been a lot more going on the past few weeks. A tragic death, a car wreck (no injuries), a graduation, three birthdays, and two anniversaries (90 days of sobriety

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Still not much going on . . .

It’s true there still isn’t much going on. There’s just a minimum of drama when you’re living in recovery. That makes for a good life, but a boring blog. So instead of posting, I’ve been, well, living. Like most women,

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