Posts by movingforwardx9

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  • Reflecting on 4 years ago…

    Group; 4 years ago on this very day I committed myself to taking bold steps to improve my life, the way I deal with the day to day, with my SI, with my past, and to try to make my life more bearable including reducing the triggers in my life that do get me on…

  • An update…

    Hello! Just a quick update, and check in to let those who know my screen name that I’m still trying, and have yet to give up on trying. This April marks many anniversaries, and brings up so many traumas that I can’t hide the fact that YES I have has a tough last few months….

  • Update…

    My earlier post about a “train wreck” in progress was indeed what i was feeling and seeing at the time. I had no help from providers, family, or friends. One thing I thought I would try is taking an inventory in my Journal of who was around me and how I felt about them. I…

  • Wrecking the train…

    I have been in contact with the staff @ SAFE off and on in the last 2 years since completing the program. I did well for those 2 years and since April I have been really down on myself and really having a tough time as I have been not doing so well with my…

  • Wanting to crawl back between a rock and a hard spot.

    Well I need to reach out here as I sent an e-mail to Karen and there has yet to be a response… So I’ll reach out here. I have been safe since attending the intensive program some 18 months or so ago. Lately I have wanted to bail out of my full time job. I…

  • Struggling… and S.A.D.

    I do not know if there is a connection in any way with Seasonal Affective Disorder kicking off impulses as Fall is honestly my toughest time of the year. I have done really good in the last 13 months up til this week when the weather changed, and it got more rainy and cloudy and…

  • Coming up on 1 year.

    Hello,   June marks 1 year that I have been SI free. Although I went to SAFE in July ‘o7, I was reminded by a provider I currently had based upon my records that there is something to look forward to. Life lately continues to get better, I still have my struggles, but get through them much…

  • 8 months… and still safe.

    Hello, Yesterday marked 8 months I have remained safe, I have come to believe that the alternatives I have and did learn have increasingly become priceless. I have moved to Arizona as of the first of the year, and have found (without having to look farther than a previous provider and agency) that recovery is a continuous…