Tag Archives: mental health

On “How to Disappear Completely”

There are so many things that we don’t know about eating disorders. Culture? Society? Biology? Genetics? I have been obsessively searching for the “why” for nearly ten years. Society on the one hand makes sense to me. Just look at … Continue reading

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Making a pros and cons list

Today I found out that my health insurance would not cover all of the services I am seeking currently. The remainder would be quite a bill. One that I can afford, but it puts a hefty dent in my savings. … Continue reading

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Privilege Denying

I want to talk about privilege denying for a minute. Most often, when I think of “privilege denying” I think of the Privilege Denying Dude of meme-infamy (infameme?): Privilege denying: Denying your privilege and attributing your successes to hard work. … Continue reading

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A couple quick thoughts

I was gentle with myself today. Mornings are the worst when I’m in a low energy/”depression” space, which I have been for the past month. But I got through it and I was compassionate with myself today and I am … Continue reading

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My Frustration Gap

Please, please, please read this blog. I want to say so many things about the post, and the concept in general, but currently, my brain is articulated in these sentiments: …understanding your emotional responses does not allow you to magically turn … Continue reading

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Turning Distress Into Joy

For those who survive, they are able to find a way through each day that comes, but past trauma still exerts significant control over their life.  But with those who transcend, there is a sense of rising above the ordinary … Continue reading

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Breaking the cycle

Breaking the cycle is serving matzoh ball soup to my friend-family and giving everyone– including me– two large matzoh balls and plenty of broth. Breaking the cycle is giving myself as much as I give to others. Breaking the cycle … Continue reading

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