The Return of Hope

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The past couple of weeks have been particularly dark around here. Given my recent struggles I found it necessary to explore the depths of my disorder and dispel any romanticized ideas I had about when I was ill. My therapist has always said that when in recovery, it is common to romanticize the times when

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Expanding My Treatment Team

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When I was part of the Day Hospital program in treatment, I had a giant team of people to help me. Not only were there the 11 other warriors but dieticians, a psychiatrist, psychologists, social workers and nurses. For the last 2 1/2 years it’s been just me, my psychologist, my psychiatrist and my friend

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My Savasana Moment of Clarity

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At the end of most yoga classes everyone takes a resting post called Savasana. You lay on your back with your legs and arms out to the side, eyes closed. This pose is meant to help the benefits of the practice seep in, your body to rest and reset itself and for you to release

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