I Am Still Recovering

Recovery is a process. 320 People

    How To Recover Pictures And Video From Kingston Sdhc Card?

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    maggiena maggiena
    26-30, F
    May 17, 2011

    It's been about what,

    a week since I experienced my "heartbreak"? Don't get me wrong; my heart still aches for him. But I'm getting better. I haven't cried every single minute to the hour. But I decided to catch up with family and friends. And it feels pretty good, very exciting. I don't know how...
    ThanhN ThanhN
    18-21, F
    Dec 1, 2013

    Since 3 years I had depressions.

    I lived in a small town in Germany and my class hated me. From the very first moment 'til the last I had there.In 7th grade they started bullying me, I thought about suicide and started cutting.I stopped for a few months, started again. When I wasn't cutting I hit myself, took...
    LilySophieGreen LilySophieGreen
    18-21, F
    May 26, 2014

    A Day In The Life Of A Nobody.

    Major depression. Cyclothymia. Schizotypal. Anxiety. Anxiety. Anxiety. Self harm. Lie. Razors. Suicide. Therapy. Pills. Overdose. Suicide. Lie. Mental hospital. Lie. Suicide. Overdose. Cut. Cut. Cut. Lie. Therapy. Overdose. Suicide. Mental hospital. Molested. Lie. Overdose...
    somethingbecomingnothing somethingbecomingnothing
    18-21, F
    Sep 3, 2012

    I See That Light At The End Of The Tunnel!

    And I'm not on any pink cloud, just working on the whole positive thing. I can do this, regardless what people think or do. I finally have hope, and that's something I'm proud of.
    Kidd12 Kidd12
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 14, 2012

    I finally found a name.

    I mean I'm not all of the things listed but it does accurately describe a lot. http://psychcentral.com/lib/symptoms-of-codependency/00011992
    ShyGuy990 ShyGuy990
    26-30, M
    Feb 2, 2015

    I Won't Lie

    Some nights, many nights, I pace outside the bathroom door. I have felt the weight of last night's meal, heavy, gluey, I have felt it itching to crawl back up my esophagus. Some nights, well. (I won't lie.) But this night, many nights, I turn away, Back to bed, back to sleep.
    mariacaterina mariacaterina
    16-17, F
    Dec 30, 2012

    Living In The Present - February 21

    The present moment is all we have. Yes, we have plans and goals, a vision for tomorrow. But now is the only time we possess. And it is enough. We can clear our mind of the residue of yesterday. We can clear our mind of fears of tomorrow. We can be present, now. We can make...
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    Feb 21, 2013

    Time That Has Past But Still Hangs Over Head...

    So last March i had a major breakdown... I had been having a lot of problems with depression... I took my life into my own hands and swallowed enough anti depressants to put myself into respiratory arrest, damage my liver and kidneys, and give myself a sever case of pneumonia...
    Thatguywiththebluehair Thatguywiththebluehair
    22-25, M
    1 Response Feb 20, 2011

    Recovery Is A Journey...

    I truly believe this.I am recovering from a number of issues in my life, and I always will be until the day I die.The first step in my recovery was to recognise and also accept that I have a problem and things need to change. And I need to keep reminding myself of this. Then I...
    GreenMonsterGal GreenMonsterGal
    22-25
    1 Response May 8, 2011
    Imbatgirl Imbatgirl
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 26, 2014

    It's been three years

    since I moved away from where I used to live. I've gotten a lot better but there's still a ways to go. (This is very long so I don't know if anyone will read it.) When I was around 6, I remember always thinking "no one believes me" when I wanted to tell an adult something. At...
    aki98 aki98
    16-17, T
    1 Response Apr 1, 2015

    Disordered

    I've been eating disordered since i was 16 years old. I'm 24 now. It started out as anorexia, turned into bulimia, and then binge eating. I am so unhappy with my weight. I've been trying to recover for the past 8 years - a long time to struggle with something that is a daily...
    Mary1634 Mary1634
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 7, 2011

    Not Working...

    It seems like i will never be happy about my look and my body... i think almost every day how i should starve myself again to become skinny again and i feel like i am getting fat, i suppose i am getting fat because i eat more, but my friends tell me that i look the same as before...
    WayToHappiness WayToHappiness
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 5, 2012

    Today's One Sentence Inspiration

    I may have escaped the blaming eyes of my mother, and the reproachful eyes of my brother, but I cannot escape myself. The only thing that I can do to save myself is to stop obsessing over my past and let go of my resentments. I need to only focus on today, and keep working...
    RLLauren RLLauren
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 10, 2013

    Trying To Recover

    Some of you may know me as NeverThinEnough... that is my old depressed, anorexic account here, on EP... but i decided to recover from anorexia. It is hard, you know, like - sometimes you feel like you can beat this and you eat,you feel happy, you feel full of motivation and...
    WayToHappiness WayToHappiness
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Mar 3, 2012

    Fighting For Freedom

    When I think back to my dark times, I remember that they were only a few weeks ago. Sometimes I miss them as odd as it may seem. Not eating and throwing up everyday made me feel strong. I thought I was strong for hurting myself. Three days after I started recovery I descovered a...
    StarvedAndScarred StarvedAndScarred
    18-21, F
    Sep 13, 2012

    I'm trying so hard to be happy,

    and live life in a positive way... But it's so difficult and I want to cut so bad I feel the need to but I don't know if I even care what anyone else will say if they see... Idk what to even do anymore):
    InsecureTiana InsecureTiana
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 22, 2014
    maddisonn maddisonn
    16-17, F
    1 Response Oct 4, 2014

    Recovery-july 4, 2013 At 8:36 Am.

    Recovery! I am in recovery! LOL. Sounds a bit like I am recovering some furniture. I am recovering myself! Listen! What does recovery mean? As defined, it means regaining or improving a former condition. And it also means the regaining of something lost. Many of us think of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 4, 2013

    I'm feeling down and bored.

    I don't know how to express this awful feeling. I don't even know what to write, it takes ages. I'm going to try to share a lot of stories, though. Depression has become less since I'm taking antidepressants, but I'm still not entirely well. I wish I could enjoy life more. It...
    Silverwhale Silverwhale
    22-25, F
    Nov 10, 2015

    Relapse

    I recently relapsed.ive been smoking meth for the past week and a half everyday.i want to stop-i think im getting sucked in again.Do i have to go back into treatment or can  i just go everyday next week to NA meetings. I dont even have a sponser yet and i think thats why...
    angelwingz angelwingz
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jul 4, 2009

    Always Recovering,never Recovered

    First AA meeting in 1977.According to statistics will never get my "diploma"recovering is a lifetime thing.no longer attend meetings,81 and shut in cause of health.AA was (is) the best thing ever happened to me,Forever grateful,Pray others that need help find it or...
    foreverme foreverme
    70+, F
    6 Responses Mar 8, 2009

    Our Path - February 19

    I just spent several hours with someone from my group, and I feel like I'm losing my mind. This woman insisted that the only way I would make progress in my program was to go to her church and succumb to her religious rules. She pushed and insisted, and insisted and pushed. She's...
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    Feb 18, 2013

    Grace Over Repression

    I still have days When my wounded self Overrides my hard-earned recovery A vague sub-consciousness Of some debilitating grip Common emotional neglect Useless insecurities and doubts Slithering fears They loom large at times And out of proportion Seems unfair To wage war with the...
    iNtuitiveFEeling iNtuitiveFEeling
    56-60, M
    1 Response Dec 25, 2012
    UndyingLovatic UndyingLovatic
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 12, 2015

    Hi. My name is Annie.

    Do you have tumblr? If so, follow me @youre-gorgeous-to-me & I'll follow you back and fav your stuff
    annieejenkinss annieejenkinss
    13-15, F
    Sep 5, 2015

    I've had various eating disorders

    for the last six and a half years. (That number makes me so angry, and sad.) I've been actively trying to recover (on my own) for about a year/a year and a half now, with not much success. The hardest part (if I had to choose one) is probably the constant fight that goes on...
    letsmakeithappen letsmakeithappen
    22-25, F
    Jan 18, 2014

    Hey guys. It's been..

    a month+ since everything happened? The depression.. I'm not sure about that but I've surely procrastinated. I was a top student. I'm so behind. Besides that I've been.. hiding myself. Flirting, distracting myself from him. But today he was brought up and now he's back in my...
    ThanhN ThanhN
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2013

    Bipolar and Drug and Alcohol Problems

    I have been drinking for years and have always abused substances. After being told for at least 2 years I had a problem i finally seeked help. I went to a residential rehab for 3months and tried really hard and learned a lot. I managed to stay clean for 7 months. I was drinking...
    fergyshmerg fergyshmerg
    31-35
    1 Response Jul 15, 2009

    Hello, I don't know why I'm addressing this

    as if I'm talking to someone but I think it's nice to think I'm talking to someone else. These posts are mostly for me to see my growth but it doesn't matter. Anyways, what I wanted to talk about Is the fact that it's been 2 and a half months and it's the middle of summer. I...
    MorbidRainbow MorbidRainbow
    16-17, F
    Jul 14, 2014

    It has been over two years

    since me and my first love broke up. Before we got together, I was someone who didn't really care what people thought, I was relatively popular or atleast was in the popular group but I was always the slight outsider. Anyway, I met my ex when I was 15. When I met her, I was...
    Ricardo1995 Ricardo1995
    18-21, M
    Apr 5

    Voices Are Still Here

    I know I said that this will be my positive account but it is so damn hard to think and be positive all the time, to shut up and not listen voices in my head saying: dont eat that, you dont need food, exercise more.. and I am really trying to be better but i just feel such a...
    WayToHappiness WayToHappiness
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 4, 2012

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    Itstheway42 Itstheway42
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    One day it stopped being fun. I couldn't shoot up anymore. I wasn't even getting high anymore, I was just trying to stay well. 3 months clean today and all I can think about is...
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    ChrisM98 ChrisM98
    16-17, M
    Apr 18
    I dated this guy for 6 months and he was the love of my life. The only problem is he didnt live in the same state as me so we used long distance. One day i found out that he has...
    anabelllights anabelllights
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 18
    I'll miss the EP user StillVentilate. She kept things real with me all the time. No nonsense and she would always speak up against me when others wouldn't. She also did it with...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
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    I fell in love with the love of my life when I was 16 in 1978. We were separated with no communication whatsoever for 25 years. In 2005 we re-connected. She is married (damn!) But...
    dbucher dbucher
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    I'm 20 and I still wet the bed:/ my boyfriend who is 26 hates it and always punishes me because I live in his house. I don't know what to do. I can't wear a diaper every night I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Apr 17
    I'm still a virgin at she 26. Never had sex.
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    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 17
    5 years ago I joined this forum in hopes to not hurt anymore. Here it is and today I googled women without mothers. I came across this site and decided to join. When I went to...
    NoHurt NoHurt
    31-35
    Apr 13
    Mee!! I never said no. I even tolerated cheating. Saying no was the best decision of my life.
    imreal1999 imreal1999
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 13
    Sometimes I think I'm alright... Other times I'm not.... Sometimes I don't feel the pain & then, like an unwanted visitor, it pops up & I feel it.... How do you really stop loving...
    endlessl0ve endlessl0ve
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 13
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 12
    Am I the only one who still plays with these? I seriously get excited to take baths just so I can play with them. :p
    2byoung 2byoung
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    ...And act as if it's some kind of disease. Maybe I'm single because I want to FUCKEN be!!!.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 12
    I guess I'm single because I'm at a point in my life where I prefer something genuine. I don't want to settle and just be with anyone. I here that people say they're shocked I'm...
    gorjus1 gorjus1
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    Apr 12
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    alinaE alinaE
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    alinaE alinaE
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    I was just diagnosed at age 45. What the heck is going to happen to me?
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    Coolguy1215 Coolguy1215
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    no way I'm still in love with that egocentric jerk .
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    Katzenliebhaber Katzenliebhaber
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    Pretender123 Pretender123
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    I can't stop crying. Haven't spoken to him in 8 months. And I've tried denying it but I just can't. I even told my mother our whole story and how much I love him. I feel bad...
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