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Food, Families and Fate

Emily Nunn knows food. She wrote about it as a staff writer for The New Yorker and Chicago Tribune, among other publications. She also knows heartbreak and self-damaging behavior, which she shares in… 245 more words

Reviews

Drabble #102

I’m tired all the time. The only way I can sleep is by dreaming of you in those few moments when my brain finally allows me control of my thoughts. 241 more words

Writing

Anger, Melancholia, And Distraction

Anger is a funny business; it’s an unpleasant emotion for those on the receiving end, and very often, in its effects, on those who are possessed by it. 544 more words

Philosophy

"I Thought the Highway Loved Me"

Trigger warning: Suicidal thoughts and self destructive behavior

When I was fresh out of high school I developed an expensive coping strategy, at least by my standards.  435 more words

Mental Health

Dieting as a Marathon

Big Brother By Lionel Shriver

Martial love vs. sibling ties. Compulsion vs. control. Enjoyment vs. addiction. Life vs. death. These are among the issues that present themselves in Shriver’s well-written and paced novel on the human plight, and another addition to novels featuring obesity. 351 more words

Books

Freedom of Choice

Freedom of choice is one of the privileges God has given us, but He instructs us and urges us to use that freedom wisely. The laws of God are guideposts to lead us on the path of life, and He watches the decisions we make and the roads we take. 268 more words

Christian Life

International Self-care Day

International Self-Care Day is an initiative by the Self-Medication Manufacturers Association of South Africa (SMASA), dedicated to promoting responsible self-care and self-medication. With over 100 000 non-prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and self-care knowledge readily available, we are well-equipped to take control of our own health and wellbeing, and save money. 86 more words

Medical Software