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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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Flailing thoughts

The fear of the thing is worse than the thing itself. Avoidance makes the anxiety worse. It’s scary, but do the thing. Find your Self. Be in Self. Panic and anxiety make it hard to be in Self, but you … Continue reading

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Accepting ickiness: also, because sometimes this is what it looks like in my head

The Guest House This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they are a crowd … Continue reading

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Learning from mistakes

I had a very wise supervisor last year. She wound up becoming a bit of a mentor, too, though I suspect that was not her intention. It was a stressful year and often work situations would dreg up emotional pain … Continue reading

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The days

The magic in a day is that I just never know how a day isĀ  going to go when I wake up. Some days I wake up grounded, solid, confident- and who-knows-what-happens either at work or with friends or in … Continue reading

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No judgment on food

I have this coworker. She is a lovely, kind-hearted woman, and she is pretty easy as far as coworkers go. Yet. Almost every day, multiple time a day, she says things like: “I was so good last night, I xyz..” … Continue reading

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Important things to remember:

Don’t believe everything you think Getting started is the hardest part Just open your mouth and say it Being Real is more important than being liked People respect you more when you’re Being Real Honesty is usually the best policy … Continue reading

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