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More broken

I know you feel more broken
Than whole, and more dirty
Than spotless, but who said
That whole and spotless was the goal?
The world treasures imperfect things, 7 more words

Addiction

A Sugar Junkie Reforms (Again)

While I usually strive for excellent nutrition, this weekend I fell off the wagon–and I feel like it ran me over.

I’ve been participating in a strength and nutrition challenge, and I think I probably blew all my progress on one weekend of chocolate eggs, ham and potatoes. 528 more words

Crossfit

Bottle of Escape

All the pain in the bottle,
Making me wobble,
Driving me insane
while I’m trying to escape.
Let me explain the anger in the needle… 21 more words

Poems

In the Beginning

It was as dull day as any, I was in seventh grade. My friend handed me an Adderall, I had no idea what it did, I just wanted to see what it was like to physically feel different. 201 more words

Dopamine and Addiction

via:  Gamer Therapist

Drug addiction, addiction to gambling, and food and video games and TV, all have dopamine as the common denominator:

“The brain registers all pleasures in the same way, whether they originate with a psychoactive drug, a monetary reward, a sexual encounter, or a satisfying meal.

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Television

Shame

“SHAME” (2011) on IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1723811/

From acclaimed Director Steve McQueen comes a thought-provoking New York story starring Michael Fassbender and Carrie Mulligan.  With an NC-17 rating, this film is not for the faint of heart.   180 more words

Addiction