Posts by emma_c

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  • I’m celebrating my 2nd anniversary!

    Two years ago I arrived at the front door of SAFE.  Alone and nervous, I almost didn’t walk in.  Thankfully, I opened the door to begin the first of 30 life-changing days.  When I left, I was a completely different person, and I was injury-free.  Since then, I have experienced pain, happiness, healing, hurt, agony,…

  • it’s my one year anniversary

    one year ago today, i got on a plane and went to SAFE.  one year ago, i was one person and now i’m another.  i am healthier, i am happier, i am stronger.  i didn’t get to the point i’m at all by myself, but every time i chose not to injure has been my choice.  i chose me for…

  • 3 months injury free

    i am three months injury free.  i should feel great about that, right?  it’s an achievement, isn’t it?  why don’t i feel like celebrating?  why does it feel so hollow?  why doesn’t it feel like the accomplishment it is?

  • i struggle with my scars everyday.  i found comfort in this.  maybe someone else will too.  Scars Say i will not be defined by my scars but they will tell me some of who you are when you look what will you see will you use them to define me will they be repulsive insanity’s signature will…

  • another new grad looking for support

    i just graduated from SAFE in may.  my time was well spent but now i’m home.  it’s disconcerting, to say the least.  life went on without me.  not only that, i’m not the same person i was when i left.  i’m struggling to adjust and to insert myself into this life that doesn’t fit quite…