I Was Social . . . TWO DAYS IN A ROW!

Yes folks, despite my horrendous anxiety, I was able to overcome my feelings of intense dread and apprehension and actually visit with friends not once BUT TWICE this week.  Both times I actually considered calling it off and sticking to the comforting but rather inflexible daily routine I bide by.   Fortunately, the tiny healthy [...]

What’s MinnieMaud?

MinnieMaud is a type of non-evidence based treatment protocol for those suffering from a restrictive eating disorders, like anorexia nervosa. Because of it's do-it-yourself style, I think many eating disorder sufferers find it quite appealing. No one wants to go into a treatment center and lose complete control over their food intake, so when folks [...]

Damn it! I HAD MY FIRST PERIOD!

It happened yesterday afternoon.  I thought I just had diarrhea (something that seems to occur quite often due to my wonderful IBS), but as I sat on that god damn porcelain thrown of mine something felt . . . off.  As I sat up, I looked at the contents that swam in the toilet's waters [...]

I Think I Have Lost My Mind (then again, did I even have one to begin with)

It took me awhile to convince myself to write a post on what exactly occurred in the brightly colored exam room at the children's hospital.   The reason for this reluctance was not due to the fact I was diagnosed with some tragic ailment or because I received some form of heartbreaking news.  Actually the [...]