‘A’ is for Attitude, ‘P’ is for Perspective…

I woke up yesterday morning with an awesome realization. It was morning. To put it bluntly, the day before had been terrible. Now, when I say “terrible,” I don’t mean it was kind of “a rough day.” I mean that it was the worst day I’ve had in a long time. I’ll be the first…

Practicing the Sabbath and Taking Ownership of YOUR Life

So, I quit my job. Yep, you read that right. I quit my job, again. If you’re new here, the job I’m referring to is my third in a year. Yeah… I know what you’re probably thinking. Holy cow! That’s a lot of jobs, and a lot of quitting. What a lame gal. What does…

Getting Back on Track

Four weeks ago, I finally convinced myself to step onto a scale. I felt like I’d lost weight over the last few months, due to my lack of strength training activity while letting my back heal, and eliminating most foods that didn’t fit in the “anti-inflammatory” category, but I didn’t know for certain. I actually…

Don’t miss the Comma: Getting out of the “Me” Mentality

As is fairly typical for me, I had planned to spend this afternoon blogging about one thing, but after a timely message at church this morning, my intention for this post has done a 180. My plan was to finish up some recipe posts in accordance with a few photos I’d posted to Instagram over…

St Vincent’s Speech

Hi Everyone, My name is Bridgette, and I was a patient here in both the adolescent and the adult programs, beginning when I was fifteen years old. I worked with Dr. Stone on an outpatient basis even when I wasn’t in treatment here, so to say I’m familiar with this building, and the protocols and…