(November 9, 2017 – recovery and responsibility) i have issues with some of the twelve steps. in december of 2014, i entered a recovery facility to deal with my eating disorder and my tendency to abuse benzodiazepines. Ativan, Xanax, Valium – they were my friends. they were an adjunct to my bulimia. they kept my…… Continue reading Recovery and responsibility.
(december 5, 2017) When you’re trying to recover from an eating disorder, part of the challenge is food. How do you do food? How do you eat normally? What does normal look like? Unfortunately, advice abounds. Eat when you’re hungry. Eat on a schedule. Eat what you like. Eat a little of everything. Stop when…… Continue reading Breakfast with bulimia.
I’m on a road that stretches so far off into the distance, I can’t see the end. I’ve heard tell that once I get there, life will be better. I’ve heard the trip’s a challenge, but the destination makes it worthwhile. I’m told that once I get there, things’ll be alright. Once I get down the…… Continue reading I’m on a road.
(November 29, 2017) A guarantee: if the sentence starts with “you should just,” what comes after nothing you want to hear. “Should” is on the evil side. “Just” implies an ease of execution that’s often disconnected from reality. When you put them together, they create a phrase guaranteed to generate misery. It’s a safe bet…… Continue reading You should just.