Posts by Cassie

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  • healing IS possible!

    I graduted from SAFE back in August of 2008 in Denton, Texas. I have been SI free since then; almost four years. I still have my bad moments but they are tolerable and I am able to work through them a million times better then prior to being at SAFE. When I got to SAFE I…

  • three years SAFE.

    I just wanted to write a quick post; next monday I will be three years SI free; three years SAFE. I never imagined as I got on that plane to fly to SAFE on 8/8/08 that my life would have morphed into what it is today. I reflect back on my time at SAFE and…

  • 5 month mark.

    Today I’m five months SI free. and it feels like yesterday I was fighting my way to get into SAFE. It feels like yesterday I got off the plane in Texas. It’s hard for me to talk about for the most part, because its not like my impulses are completely gone. as if that could…

  • realizations.

    I’m starting to realize in life that things sometimes just don’t turn out as they are ‘supposed’ to. Or how I think they are ‘supposed’ to. That sometimes people don’t understand and sometimes people who I think will always be there..one day.. just aren’t.I’m learning that though life is a long-ass roller coaster ride-that some…

  • rambling thoughts.

    I’m starting to realize in life that things sometimes just don’t turn out as they are ‘supposed’ to. Or how we feel they are ‘supposed’ to. That sometimes people don’t understand and sometimes people who you think will always be there.. one day.. aren’t. I’m learning that though life is a long-ass roller coaster ride-that…

  • motivation.

    When I first got to SAFE and throughout being there and in returning home I had such motivation. I worked as hard as I could knowing that my days were numbered at SAFE and in being home for a little over two months now.. well in the first few weeks I had that motivation.. the…

  • I just want things to ‘be’.

    I just want things in my life to just ‘be’. never thought I would really say that.. but its true. every time things in my life ‘just are’.. something goes crashing down. Since I have been home from SAFE my job-the one place I thought I had support and a job no matter what… well lets…

  • has anyone?

    has anyone who has left SAFE or a tx program for that matter-realized later on that they opened a huge ass can of worms (so to speak)while at SAFE or wherever? Im trying to figure out where to go from here with some trauma stuff. Oh how I wish I was back in SAFE-I questioned…

  • I couldnt agree more.

    I couldn’t agree more with two of the previous posts about how hard it has been to transition back home from SAFE Intensive. It’s a battle-every day I feel like some new challenge has been thrown my way, which I suppose is how life is supposed to be. I’ve had some extremely trying moments but…

  • thinking. and a little update.

    Ive been thinking so much about SAFE. and how much I miss being there and feeling like I have a world of support and motivation just sitting in the PHP group room with Kristen or Lauren or Suja and the other girls. And then to realize that, to stay there isnt realistic.. kind of sucks….