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Beginning to feel again...

I think one of the most difficult parts of recovery that I’ve come across is learning to have normal, human emotions again.

It’s not that while I was stuck in my eating disorder I didn’t have emotions or feelings, it’s that I was so terrified of any feeling that wasn’t “positive” that I would whisk it up and shove it hastily into an old hat box and as far back into the back of the closet of my mind as possible. 1,264 more words

Bulimia Recovery

My New Year

It’s been nearly two months since I updated this blog. After the events of the fall I honestly felt too burned out to write that much(I will elaborate more on that burnout in future posts). 570 more words


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Write Here, Write Now.”

It is the weeks long-awaited Saturday Morning. Hoorah! The week has ended and we finally have time to do whatever we want.

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Being Mindful

Retrograde Tiff

This week has been especially difficult in the world of communication. I’m skeptical as to how the alignment of distant heavenly bodies is so powerful as to suck our heads right up our collective arse when regarding each others’ feelings. 57 more words


It's weird to have a neurotypical (NT) kid sometimes

Girly is neurotypical.  In the world of special needs, this is abbreviated as “NT”.  It means that there has been no significant concern or disruption in her development.   458 more words

Two Stories Shared

1. A Story Remembered

The well beckoned me. I stood over the opening, and starred into its watery depths.

I was thirty-five, pregnant, and exhausted- mentally, emotionally and physically. 599 more words