Category Archives: Breathe

Leaning In 

All through my recovery I have relied on deep breathing practices to keep me calm and focused and grounded in the moment. My breath is like a well. As I inhale deeply, I lower the bucket down to the bottom. … Continue reading

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Phantom Nipples

I have phantom nipples. They get hard when I get chilly. I can feel them from the inside. The feeling registers in my brain. And I still have boobs. I can feel them from the inside. The tightening sensation of … Continue reading

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Move Any Mountain 

There are so many stumbling blocks along the path to peace. Some of them are pebbles, some boulders, some mountains.  We always have choices, as we come upon each obstacle. We can choose to navigate around it, or over it, … Continue reading

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One Breath at a Time

We do not have to wait for the solstice, or the new year to make changes in our lives. Every single breath we take is an opportunity for great change. Every second of our lives, change is flowing through us, … Continue reading

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Sea

My peace, my love, my joy. Soon the sea will take it all And I shall not be sad. Sitting in the boxy hotel balcony on the 7th floor, overlooking the ocean. I watch as the tide creeps in.  Wave … Continue reading

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Every Day is Like Sunday

I really miss my dad. But He’s not dead. He’s just living somewhere else instead. He’s in my eyes ’cause his were just as blue. He’s in my feet because his turned out too. He’s in my laugh especially when … Continue reading

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Black Hole, Sun

A special sort of sadness is flowing through my veins. I’ve felt this feeling surge through me before. It fills me with an emptiness, A heavy hollow pain that travels deep down to my very core. It wraps itself around … Continue reading

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