********************************************** I am simply here today Just right here My mind is not in other places Hazy and unclear My eyes aren’t glued to glowing screens Reclining on my rear My memories aren’t wandering Lost in painful years I am simply here today Just right here My face is not in judgment mode Nose up in a sneer My mouth does not start watering Thinking of a beer My heart is not so lonely wishing Others to be near I am simply here today Just right here My legs are not propelling me To keep my business clear My muscles are not tensing up Restrained in baseless fear My ears no longer listen for What they don’t want to hear I am simply here today Just right here Continue reading
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Meet our Editor-In-Chief, Nicola O’Hanlon. She created this website, along with the help of the InTheRooms team in September 2015. Her work has been published in several recovery magazines, including Recovery Today, In Recovery Magazine, AfterPartyChat.com, Psychology Today and Reach Out Recovery to name but a few. She has also had her work published in two Feminist anthologies and a book of personal recovery stories. Born and raised in Wexford, Ireland she still lives there with her two children, Christopher and Jessica. Her background is in healing through Massage Therapy, Reflexology and Sechiem Energy Healer. She has combined her professional and life experience and now coaches women on how to empower themselves. She runs the Womens Wisdom Healing Circle meeting, on InTheRooms.com every Sunday (Noon est 5pm UK & Ireland), which is a non program specific gathering of women seeking support, encouragement and healing. Already an expert on how not to live life she is a constant seeker of new and better ways of being. Nature is her Higher Power and she believes in magic, crystals and blames the phases of the moon for her multiple personalities.