Part of the reason I started this blog was to help people understand what it's like to live with something like an eating disorder. (Or anxiety, or depression, or any other type of mental illness.) There is so much misunderstanding out there about mental illness that I hoped to serve as a beacon of light... Continue Reading →
An angry storm blew in today and knocked me to the ground. I tried to find my bearings but nothing could be found. It howled and cursed and grumbled-- hurled hailstones at my feet. My attempts to rise were futile, I prepared to admit defeat The road is slick with raindrops The path... Continue Reading →
I feel much better today, yet the only thing different is that I DECIDED to feel different. I had been sitting around waiting for things to just magically get better on their own, when the power to change things lay within me all along.
When I was younger, I did things just for the heck of it. I did things because they were fun and brought me pleasure. I played outside, goofed off with friends and watched The Smurfs, My Little Pony and He-Man on television. I didn't worry about whether these things were making me a better person... Continue Reading →