I(‘m) quit(ting).

I'm quitting my job as a family therapist. Quitting, despite my fiancé still having no job to speak of, after being furloughed since March (the job isn't coming back, is it?). Quitting, despite the comfortable salary, the health benefits, the paid mileage. Quitting, despite this gnawing fear that my family will end up with no … Continue reading I(‘m) quit(ting).

Simple Thoughts on Self-Care

I'm here,still sober & kickin' on this quiet October 1st. It's getting chilly up here in the North, though we're due to have an unseasonably warm burst of air midweek. I can't say I'm ready for winter to make her impending return. My last year of school is in full swing. I am settled in … Continue reading Simple Thoughts on Self-Care

What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire

It’s 11:45am and I’m standing at the train station waiting to go to work, the sky hanging low and heavy with the promise of sleet. I'm late. I’ve just finished my morning internship shift, where I processed two clients out of our therapeutic relationship together because they’re both graduating next week, and I’m feeling pensive … Continue reading What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire