Posts by Tracy

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  • God saw me through this horrendous experience, but I should have used my positive tools.

    I graduated from the SAFE Alternatives program in November 2008.  I successfully survived a very stressful and difficult holiday season… AND THEN…after I felt like I could breathe again after holding my breath through the holidays I gave in to SI.  I ended up needing medical attention for my SI; thank God I have a…

  • Will Even the People at S.A.F.E. See Me as a Freak?

    I am such a failure…and freak.  I don’t understand why I didn’t turn to something more socially acceptable like alcohol as a negative coping skill;   When I go to SAFE Intensive next week, no one will see my scars, although I’ve had several trips to both the operating room and emergency room due to my SI. …

  • One Last Hoo-rah before Treatment…

    Although I am looking forward to getting help at SAFE in a couple of weeks, my body yearns to SI “one more time.”  I talked to a friend about these strong urges, and she compared my wanting to SI one more time to an alcoholic who’s about to go into rehab, goes out for one…

  • Going to SAFE in October….Suggestions???

    I know there’s no turning back now; I am going to follow through on my plan to go through the SAFE hospital program in Denton in October.  The closer it gets, the more anxious I become. I know that I’m going to have to do therapeutic work unlike any I’ve ever done before.  I’m going to…