How many friends do you have? Where did you meet these people, or have you ever met them? Do you consider the people you know online as friends or are they simply a user name to you until you meet them in the flesh? While having a discussion with a friend (in person) the comment … More Do internet friends count as real friends?
Learning to live alone was one of the most rewarding things I have ever done in my life. I moved into an apartment with my then partner, It didn’t work out and next thing I found myself living alone totally unprepared for what lay before me. My relationship was not a healthy one, infact it … More Learning to live alone.
My earliest memory is of leaving church with my Mother. Mass was FINALLY over and I was dragging my poor Mother as fast as my two little legs could carry me to our local store to buy penny sweets and whatever toy or comic book I could sweet talk her into getting me. Most of … More Childhood Innocence.
Do you ever sit alone in your bedroom and just cry.. Sometimes it is at night when you are alone, sometimes it’s in the morning when you need to cry and get the hurt out before you can slap on your happy face and show a mask to the world.. All my life I have worn … More “I’m okay” The lie everyone tells.
Most people want to help their friends any way they can. Some people like myself are Mother Hens and we want to protect those we care for. The thing is, that isn’t always possible. Hindsight (the understanding of a situation or event only after it has happened or developed) can be a funny old thing. … More When you can’t help the people you care for.
Thank you all for following me on this journey over the week. Hopefully you are more aware of what eating disorders entail and how they effect the person suffering. Today I want to talk about how you can be there for your loved one. Far too often when we become worried about someone we love, … More How to be there for the one you love.
When we start to recover my advice is to eat whatever foods you feel comfortable with. Don’t worry about how healthy or unhealthy they are. The goal is to get the volume of food and drinks up and to increase your appetite. In the case of someone who binges, I would focus the binge urges … More The key to lasting health and happiness.