When holding a pose in yoga, a teacher will sometimes say that the pose may bring up a lot of “stuff”. At first I searched my body and mind for a rush of emotion expecting to start crying as the emotions stored deep in my muscles were released. I waited and nothing happened, nothing that
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If you have ever had a roasted chicken or turkey, you have probably come across a wishbone or 2 in your life. It is a tiny little bone and you wrap your pinky finger around one side while a friend has the other; close your eyes to make a wish and pull, whoever gets the
When we think of celebrations we tend to think of the things most people celebrate; birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, births, graduations. Today I am celebrating an anniversary, but not an ordinary anniversary – today is the first anniversary of my new purge-free life. The ability to keep your food down is not something “normal” people celebrate.
Sometimes when going about my day I see almost a ghost of myself doing the same thing weeks, months or even years ago. It’s like I’m remembering what life was like then, but I feel the same way I used to for a brief moment, almost like a ghost of myself from another life has
Hate is a very strong emotion, but often a very misunderstood one. Children say they hate their parents when they are frustrated or angry, they hate broccoli because they don’t like the way it tastes, they hate their friends when they feel betrayed or upset. As children age, they are subjected to a number of