Tag Archives: strength

Don’t Look Back in Anger

The sun had been shining brilliantly all day. In an instant, its bright rays vanished, devoured by the dark clouds approaching from the distance with a menacing vengeance. Swallowed by the storm, the sun didn’t have a chance. The storm … Continue reading

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Breaking the Habit

I don’t know how I got this way I’ll never be alright So I’m breaking the habit…Tonight.– “Breaking the Habit” by Linkin Park It had been an ordinary day. But that’s the funny thing about ordinary – the extraordinary is … Continue reading

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Upside Down in a This Side Up World

Hello, my name is Sara and I’m afraid.  As I understand it, one of the first steps towards any recovery begins with that statement. You’ve said it. You’ve taken your first step. You start at the bottom, at the foundations … Continue reading

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We All Fall Down

Not quite a year ago, I pushed a seven-year old girl on a swing and froze. My low back had seized up and it felt as though I was being crushed under the weight of a brick house. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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