Happy Birthday to ME!!

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Birthdays have always been hard for me. I absolutely LOVE celebrating the births of my friends and family, I feel that their existence and special impact on the lives of those around them deserves to be celebrated! Unfortunately, I feel the exact opposite way about my own birthdays. It’s really hard for me to accept

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The Mr. Big Bar

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My favourite chocolate bar is Mr. Big. It’s the most satisfying blend of crispy wafer, creamy caramel, melty chocolate and crunchy peanuts. It’s pretty much heaven in an edible stick. Last week our office had someone come in with a box of candy and chocolate for charity. The idea is that when you want a

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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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Thoughts on Letting Go and Finding Hope

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Recovering from and eating disorder is one of the scariest things a person can do. It’s not like other illnesses or addictions – people with eating disorders often have more reasons to stay with their disorder than to leave it, I know when I took a closer look at my willingness and ambiguity in recovery

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