So the other day I went into Michaels and was drawn to the planner section, as always. I had never tried a spiral-bound Recollection planner and was more looking for Happy Planner stuff by MAMBI. There were so many in there that were so colorful and just seemed so cool looking that I started to … Continue reading System Planning.
Since I actually did some planning ahead this month I decided to do a plan with me! I have a lot of D.I.D related stuff in my Bullet Journal, so be warned any planner people may be a bit confused by what's in here. First, I started with a cover page. I never usually … Continue reading March Plan With Me!
Medical talk trigger warning!! This past week we have been preparing for and having our colonoscopy and endoscopy. The procedure itself was easier than we expected. Though the leading up to and the after effects were not as easy. I will give one piece of advice, never take the colonoscopy prep drink with the flavor … Continue reading Where We’ve Been
After reading that book from my last blog post over the past couple of days and having written a review of it I figured it would be good to post some of the things I do to help my kid parts with anxiety. As of late, we've been terribly anxious, kid parts especially. It's been … Continue reading Anxiety Relief for Kid Parts
Sometimes when people love each other very much and can’t be around each other very often or at all they get lonely. It’s a strange kind of loneliness, a longing is really the best way to describe it. In our system, we get this a lot, full force with each other. Though it may sound … Continue reading Invisible String
For the last five or so days a protector has been fronting the majority of the time. It's been draining, not for the entire system, but for us protectors who aren't normally fronting for everyday tasks. Below are some tips Squall and I have found that help out protectors to stay calm and act "normal" when … Continue reading Self Care For Protectors
Whether or not you're both physically ill alongside having DID, you're always going to have doctors appointments to go to and from. Doctors appointments can be scary, especially for kid parts, but for grown-up parts too! With us being right in the middle of getting diagnosed with whatever is happening to our physical body, I've had … Continue reading Doctors Appointments
Bullet journaling can be a great way to keep track of your system and daily life, and I find it especially important for systems to keep track of things. There are many ways to bullet journal, and if you look up 'bullet journaling' online or on Pinterest you'll be flooded with ideas for pages, cool looking … Continue reading How To Start A Bullet Journal For DID Systems
We run our system a bit like a small community because it is just that when it all comes down to it. So when I say things like "System Management" I almost think of it in a leader sense of way, like a manager at a store. Not all of us have jobs, but all … Continue reading System Managment Basics
Healing should be the end goal of every system, and healing doesn't necessarily mean integration. For my system, it's getting the memories to take up less space in our mind along with breaking down the barriers between system parts to make us function better. I'll be talking about helping severely traumatized parts, but these are all … Continue reading Working With Traumatized Parts