For me, BPD recovery looks and feels like normalcy.

Being able to live a life with routine and not being subject to the roller coaster ride of my own emotions. It means being able to set reasonable boundaries for myself in my relationships and not feeling guilty when I have to say no to someone. It means loving myself in fundamental ways that I was never able to in the past. 

BPD recovery feels like safety and warmth and self-nurturing, all those things that all those other girls you used to know had but which you were never able to feel for yourself. It  means being at home in my own skin and being able to accept myself for who I am and turning the  

Above all, it means knowing that the light at the end of the tunnel is not the headlight of an oncoming train.  

I found the secret to happiness by discovering and practicing my core values:

  • Honesty 
  • Kindness 
  • Forgiveness 
  • Mindfulness 
  • Fortitude 
  • Gratitude 
  • Reflection & Introspection
  • Accountability