Posts by barbara

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  • Just curious

    I did a great job of staying SAFE while I was in the program.  That has become increasingly more difficult since I left in the past month.  I have all kinds of hobbies that I indulge in, I journal, I call friends, I log, but still I just cannot seem to shake this desire.  I…

  • Oops

    Just a word of advice to anyone who is finishing up the program.  Make 100% certain you have a counselor and doctor who see eye to eye with the program and have a good understanding of what the program entails or at least is concerned enough to ask.  My first counselor’s visit lasted all of…

  • Just graduated

    I graduated Friday February 8th.  It has been very bittersweet to be at home.  The good news is I have had truly no impulses.  The bad news is I can’t seem to stop crying.