‘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…

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…

Podcasts

A week ago today, the amount of time I spend in the car significantly increased. We moved to the outskirts of Portland, and my commute tripled. I’m learning to embrace it, and have a newfound appreciation for things I can listen to while driving. Sometimes I need to be mentally stimulated, and sometimes I need…