Category Archives: therapy


Today in therapy, we were supposed to talk about the impending end of this project, how I feel about it, what it means, what happens next.  Instead, I came in with a migraine (which I still have, five hours later) … Continue reading

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Hate to see you go, but…

Apparently, I’m not very good at goodbyes.  This is apropos of nothing immediate, just something that came up in therapy yesterday, when I was trying to explain how I feel guilty or remorseful about making plans with friends during time I … Continue reading

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[Teefies (n): A play-word for teeth, used by Doug’s aunts with their children, as in, “Go brush your teefies and get ready for bed.”  In spite of my general dislike for baby-talk, this has become a regularly used word in our household … Continue reading

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Getting stuck

I have a coworker who is also a licensed acupuncturist, and works a few days a week at an integrative health clinic, thus splitting her time between stocking shelves with groceries and sticking people with needles.  She’s been trying to … Continue reading

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A different kind of therapy

I rode my bike this morning.  I fucking hate my bike.*  The plan was to ride 40 miles with this training group my dad’s a part of, all through neighborhoods and on roads where I’ve ridden before.  They (Dad and Doug) … Continue reading

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Left off

“I have this friend who says that she just does whatever her energy tells her to do – whether it’s paint a table or work at a non-profit – until the energy for that particular thing stops.  Then she waits for her … Continue reading

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I got rhythm

I went to therapy as planned today, even though I was exhausted after work, and wanted nothing more than to go home, sit in the jacuzzi, and read Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, a book which, despite its having terrifying cover … Continue reading

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