Posts by Chasie

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  • Choices.

    “Like everything else just disappears no past no future no problems just the moment.” This is what alternatives and making a conscious choice can bring. Also… it’s important to remember “Life’s simple you make choices and you don’t look back.” It’s important at different times to look back on the past and see how much…

  • I haven’t written since last November; I have relapsed (after having two years SAFE) and I’m not so sure I can get better. I haven’t (insert type of SI here) since December of 2007; however I have been using another form of it. I have five months SI free though! 🙂  I’m just thinking about…

  • 648 Days SAFE

    I have been SAFE for 648 days!!! However, I find myself struggling with keeping a smile on my face (an authentic smile). The one that people are missing when they say “You’re so pretty, but you’d be whole lot prettier if you smiled once in a while.” Yesterday I got some very unwelcome news…. hoping…

  • Continuing On.

    I have a choice to act on my urge or to fight like (insert profanity here) to stay SAFE. Some things have been going on that made me think about self-injury. The thing is…. it would not do any of the things I used to think that it would. That is all lies that come…

  • Uggh!

    So…. I ((thought)) I needed to go to a SAFE facility for help…. maybe intensive?? BUT…. I ended up using the Bodily Harm book w/ my outpatient counselor who I see 2-3 times monthly. I have eighteen months SAFE and a few days…. I have been struggling lately. I am seriously rethinking whether or not…

  • I’m trying to deal w/ this & study.  I have to rock my test next week & get the best grade on my paper. 3:47pm I hope that my therapy next week helps me.  Cause I had a horrendous night last night.  The past few nights haven’t been pleasant.  I hardly slept last night, but…

  • Motivation.

    Motivation has been a HUGE part of me being able to successfully complete the program SAFE outpatient w/ my counselor. I am holding onto the fact that injuring is a choice, it would make things worse, I would have 529 days self-injury free  down the toilet & know now that I DESERVE self-care NOT self-destruction….

  • Asking of what I/you/we Need.

    When I first started coming around I noticed the comment “ask for what you need” repeatedly. Easy enough right? Ha. Yeah not so much, not for me. I have a phenomenal therapist who is professional, reliable & caring. BUT, after 523 days SAFE something has caused my urges to re-surface.  After I had a session…

  • SAFE phone number

    I was given the SAFE phone number by an acquaintance a while ago. At the time I called it & someone answered to talk to me. It is a few years later (2) & when I called to talk to someone it is a recording to leave a message, refer to this site or call…

  • I haven’t been here in ages.

    Dear SAFE, I wasn’t fortunate enough insurance wise or finance wise to come to a SAFE facility. However, in December of 2008 I went out & bought the book Bodily Harm. In January 2009 I started the SAFE program per se with my outpatient counselor. We talked about the usual topics, my SAFE assignments &…