Posts by Lisa.

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  • One step at a time.

    Hi, I haven’t looked at the blog in awhile, but it is so good to hear from people! I was at safe back in sept; I can’t believe it is April already. Wow. I remember while I was inpatient reading letters alumni had written to encourage new people in the program. I kept reading that…

  • Which Option Has More Hope.

    All. I want to do right now. Is SI. That’s all my mind has been coming back to for hours now… since 6pm tonight. Over and over and over… no matter what I do. I just want to do it secretly and no one will know. Just until this stressful part of life is over. Just…

  • Tired.

    Hey everyone… I didn’t realize how valuable this blog was until the last month or two. Coming back from SAFE and being able to hear from people who were there before/with/after me is such an encouraging/useful thing. I know a lot of the posts aren’t “happy” exactly… but they help remind me that I am…

  • I’m afraid I can’t do life if it is this bad again.

    So this feels kind of awkward to post on the blog… but I have to say, ever since being back from Texas the things people say in this blog seem the most familiar to me and help me remember that I am not alone. They help me remember that those 30 days in TX were…