As a 24 year-old, it's normal and somewhat expected to socialize on the weekends by binge drinking and staying out late. The past few weekends, I've spent both Friday and Saturday night asleep by 10. I have to admit, there were a few weeknights that I regrettably went out too late and drank too much … Continue reading The Art of Staying In
Today is our day! And it's also everyone's day. To celebrate the diagnosed, the family and friends impacted by the diagnosed, the ones who help us through our diagnoses, and actually every single person on this planet since they are all influenced in someway by us, how lucky! I don't think I knew what mental … Continue reading Happy World Mental Health Day!
To my loyal, consistent followers, what a journey this year has been. 2017 has been insane. It's not over yet, but it has gone from every single disorder the DSM can list. But finally, finally, finally, finally, I see a light at the end of the tunnel. I went through mania, anorexia, bulimia, self-harm, a … Continue reading Moving on up!
I’ve always destroyed myself. Through any means, drinking way beyond my body’s ability, starving myself by setting a stupidly low caloric daily intake for months, telling myself awful things, allowing myself to be taken advantage of both emotionally, financially and sexually, and even just physically pushing my body by working out too much. I have … Continue reading Being Destroyed.
Hi Friends!!! I haven't felt this way in a while. It's not sadness, anxiety, mania or being hungover (which I was when I woke up this morning). But I had hope. The store owner texted me telling me she couldn't wait to experience more of me and more of what I have to give … Continue reading Happiness Comes Back!
I quit. It was a constant battle. It was the temptation to drink myself to sleep every night. It was the verbal fights with my mother. It was holding back tears at my desk. It was throwing up my dinner after I promised myself I stopped my ED habits. It was not talking to anyone … Continue reading I quit my job.
My first full week back in Corporate America has been a struggle. I thought yesterday was Friday! It was Tuesday. I frowned but turned it into a smile, it’s all I can do. I’ve been applying to jobs like an addict. I get phone calls but nothings really what speaks to me so I … Continue reading The “work” world is my oyster