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Treating Hard To Control Constipation in Kids

Constipation is very common for kids.

Since your kids will almost certainly become constipated, at least briefly, at some point in their lives, it is important to understand how to recognize the symptoms of constipation. 1,064 more words

Pediatric Conditions

I Have A Secret....

OK, so….I have a little secret….I guess I should maybe say a confession.

I have dieted for years. In fact, I’d probably say almost two thirds of my life. 510 more words

Feeling hopeful

I went to see my CBT therapist today.  This therapy all started with me sitting through a pretty gruelling 90 minute question and answer session with the Eating Disorder Team, where I was probed about my life, what I do, how I react to stressors, how do I think I’ve got here (ie, how did I end up thinking that this was the way to live my life – my words, not theirs).  505 more words

insomnia, EDNOS, wildlife

I can’t sleep, I never can anymore. Nearly 1am and I need something I can’t get, food or youth or perfection or starvation or laxatives or a job. 348 more words

Poetry or not?

I struggled, harder each day to fit
into a size i wasn’t meant for,
I tried, squeezing myself every
other way possible,
I starved myself at times, 94 more words



I’m still really struggling with binging and purging, though I did manage to cut down on the number of binges and purges a little today. That also means I was able to cut down a little on the amount of laxatives I took, since I take them after each time I purge. 81 more words


Bad Choices

I skipped work. I’ve never done that before. :'(

I’m too lazy to get dressed or leave the house. Therefore, I don’t have much to binge on. 181 more words

Mental Illness