Tuesday, May 26, 2009

New Decision & Some Photos

I've processed within myself, as well as others about my decision to stop therapy. I thought this was going to be a difficult decision, since I usually find choices hard to make. I'm doing this for me.

After being in therapy for over a year now, and have gone through countless sessions distraught, angry, frustrated, crying, problem solving, it's resulted in where I am today. I've made peace with my childhood and being emotionally neglected. I've forgiven my Mom, and that anger with her is gone. I've come to understand and change my eating behaviors, and my poor body image, and accept that I will struggle with it, more or less, possibly for life. I know I'm accountable in my choices, and that I have a voice and will use it.

I might go back eventually, I might not. I'm thinking along the lines of once a month, or on a on call basis to plan a session. I'm nervous and excited to think about all the things I will be able to do, since therapy was twice a week, an hour and 15 minutes away, and has limited me in my work schedule. And summer is almost here!

So far, we had a surprise birthday party for my sister in law:

Kids were all about the presents...

My wonderful nephew & I

And our 8th Annual Memorial Day Party:

Father & Son

Coolest thing to have in your backyard

Before the sun & hot weather decided to come out!

1 comment:

  1. Cute pictures! You know, I go back and forth about being in therapy all the time. I've come to the conclusion that it doesn't have to be black and white (shocker!). I don't have to go every week. I can go once a month. Right now, I need it to sort through a few things, but before my last session, I hadn't been for like 3 months. Therapy is always, always there if you need it...the trick is being able to admit you need it. If you're confident you can do that, then just go with your gut and take pride in your progress :)