When I was little, my mother would buy cereal for ducks. We were not allowed to eat cereal, every morning it was either plain oatmeal or if dad was cooking eggs. There was to much sugar in those cereals for us kids, no matter how much we begged. It drove us crazy that she would … Continue reading Cereal For Ducks
I need to preface this with saying that I am not a medical professional. This is all my personal experience and opinions. I was 13 years old, with all the typical 13 year old insecurities. I had always been heavier that the average kid, plus I was short which did not help. At school, I … Continue reading I Had An Eating Disorder
Yeah, that's right, I'm going there. For some reason, I have been asked this question a lot lately. And like all issues that make people angry, it's complicated. I was raised Catholic, and grew up in a devote but not "scary devote," environment. After the scandal in 2002, my father lost faith with the church … Continue reading Am I Religious?
We had lunch, it only lasted an hour. He had called, said he was visiting some friends at my University. Did I want to meet for lunch? I said yes, I hadn't seen my cousin since Christmas. We were the same age in a big family. We had always remained close. I loved him, because … Continue reading Lunch
I have wanted to write this particular post for some time, but was scared I would not do it justice. However, I have been getting angrier and angrier about the way people talk about medication and mental health. First I need to say that I am not a doctor, scientist or any kind of medical … Continue reading Medication