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Sometimes, you can have weeks of feeling great…well, maybe not ‘great’ great, but able to keep your head above water. Able to keep your wits while in public, able to go out with friends and attend your classes and go to work and take care of the kids. But, inevitably, those days come. The days … Continue reading untitled

abandonment

I re-evaluated an old struggle today, during an intense meditation session. I’ve had difficulties forming lasting relationships with people, due to a number of incidences in which I felt abandoned by the people I most relied on. Whether I blew it out of proportion or not, it has still been extremely traumatic for me. The … Continue reading abandonment

u dont get ur black card if u got an eating disorder

A while ago, my mother and I were having a conversation about eating disorders. I’m not even sure how we reached this topic, but she got to the issue of Bulimia, something she surprisingly didn’t seem to comprehend (my mother was a ballerina in her youth). Maybe what specifically bothered her was the fact that … Continue reading u dont get ur black card if u got an eating disorder

Lock and Key: Learning how to trust again after Depression

learning how to trust again is one of my most difficult challenges I’m dealing with as I recover from years of deep depression. People hurt you. Friends and family have the power to destroy you from the inside out, to break you down—-so why even subject yourself to the potential pain, and instead make no … Continue reading Lock and Key: Learning how to trust again after Depression