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Deliver me into my fate / if I'm alone I cannot hate

Work has become a living nightmare. My patients are OK, but administration is making it very difficult for any of us to do our jobs. They’ve increased the level of our required face-to-face time with patients; if patients don’t attend scheduled appointments it will count against us (apparently because we aren’t “engaging” enough… Look, I can be the nicest person in the world, but if your car doesn’t start or your kid’s in the hospital, it has less to do with my skills to build rapport and more to do with shit happening beyond anyone’s control). 377 more words

Food Addiction

Abstinence: Day One

The first night I tried abstinence I had a panic attack. I kept hearing people at meetings talk about three meals with nothing in between. So, I thought I would give it a try. 369 more words


... That our lives had become unmanageable

So, I have been struggling with step three. Struggling and Struggling. First, I didn’t want to give up control. Then, I couldn’t convince myself that God wanted to deal with all the petty goings on of my life. 271 more words


Abstinence is key to overcoming addiction

Up until Thanksgiving I hadn’t had a taste of anything sweet for months.  I hadn’t even licked a finger.  But….once I introduced sugary foods to my body I began losing control.   914 more words

Overcoming Food Addiction

Insert Zig Ziglar quote here.

I started my OA food plan today.

I’m not a veggie person, so I had a meltdown in the kitchen trying to find another serving of veggies like my plan requires. 167 more words

Mental Illness

Who the fuck melts down in a steakhouse?

I want it. I want it so fucking bad. I can feel the melted chocolate as it flows down my throat.

The thought of eating it makes me want to vomit, but I ordered it anyways. 125 more words

Mental Illness