“Opposite Action”

There’s this thing in DBT called Opposite Action where you do the opposite of your emotion to try to change it. Today, I’m definitely trying to change the depression and anxiety that I was experiencing yesterday. I changed my sheets and I am washing (or rather drying now) my pillowcases. I made plans with a … Continue reading “Opposite Action”

Experiments with jello!

I tried to eat solid food for the first time since Wednesday morning. Oops!!!!! This particular experiment failed. I just cannot tolerate them as of yet. It’s going to be a problem down the road. I’m seriously frustrated with the word “diabetes” that keeps getting tossed around. Apparently, every time my pancreas acts up it … Continue reading Experiments with jello!

Sigh, I hope…

…that my therapist gets the message that I need her instead of the other person working the coaching line. I guess it’s fine, but I don’t really need DBT coaching. I kind of just need my therapist to know what’s going on with me and all of the anxiety that I’ve been experiencing. My mom … Continue reading Sigh, I hope…

This is why…

...I didn’t call the stupid DBT coaching line last night. I ended up just falling asleep. Sure, I was upset, and I did kind of get to tell my friend about it later, but I didn’t need “skills coaching.” I just needed someone to listen to me. Sigh. That’s all I usually ever need. I … Continue reading This is why…