Tag Archives: Anxiety

Weight and Mental Illness

  “In 2010, at the lowest point in my adult life, I was looking everywhere for relief/comfort/distraction. And I turned to food. It could have been anything. Drugs. Alcohol. Sex. But eating became the one thing I could look forward … Continue reading

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Self-Soothing

Seems like life does that to us every now and then, yes? It’s not always bad but it does leave us gasping for breath. From November to February I was sick at least four times with sinus infections and bronchitis. … Continue reading

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Everything’s Perfect and Nothing’s Okay

So, after the little fire-triggered PTSD episode I was feeling so high on my ability to overcome the trauma responses in a way I never could before.  I’m still proud of that but then some other stuff happened and now … Continue reading

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Just Hand Me the Valium and Step Away Slowly

We had a little fire here last night.  We had been negligent in keeping the stove clean and something underneath the burners caught on fire.  I would sometimes wonder about cleaning out the space underneath the drip pans but would … Continue reading

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