Monthly Archives: April 2013

Frightening Familiarity


It’s scary how comfortable addictions can be. I restricted my calories for a just a few days and exercised briefly like I did when my eating disorder was in full force and it’s frightening how much it felt like getting … Continue reading

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Today is…not too good


My weight has risen to a point that I cannot accept. I’ve waited a couple of days but it hasn’t dropped and my anxiety is rising along with the numbers. I weighed myself this morning with so much hope that … Continue reading

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Cinderella Had It Right?


    Recently I have been thinking about the impact my stepfather had on my upbringing and home life. He wasn’t abusive to me in a physical or sexual way but it wasn’t until a few weeks ago that I … Continue reading

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Addictions Continue To Whisper


I’m just realizing how much addiction stays with you. I’m recovering from an eating disorder but it’s not gone the way I thought it was. Yes the all-consuming compulsion is gone but there are whispers now that haunt me when … Continue reading

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Sharing Thoughts From a Book I Found: Part Two


Continued from previous post… Another thing I like about the way the author writes is that refers to the patient’s narrative memory versus historical truth. “It is helpful to see the therapeutic process as an exploration of the client’s narrative … Continue reading

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Sharing Thoughts From a Book I Found: Part One


In this society Child Sexual Abuse is not something people want to talk about so it can be very difficult to find reading material discussing it that is trustworthy and balanced. There are of course books written by survivors but … Continue reading

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