Posts made in June, 2016

The Medication Game

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Ins and Outs of Eating Disorders, My Story | Comments Off on The Medication Game

The Medication Game

I have a longer piece in the works about my thoughts on psychiatric medication. The delay is due to the fact that I have a lot of thoughts on this topic, and I’m trying to pare them down from well over 2,000 words. While editing continues on that front, I thought I’d share a prologue of sorts. The following is a journal entry I’d written months ago and just recently stumbled upon again. I would say the timing is uncanny, given the other post I’m working on, but it’s not really a coincidence when the dice seems to be weighted on this genre of thoughts. The bias regarding medication here...

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Orlando: the Latest Gun Massacre

Posted by on Jun 14, 2016 in Poetry & Inspiration | Comments Off on Orlando: the Latest Gun Massacre

Orlando: the Latest Gun Massacre

 For Those Affected by the Orlando Tragedy The news coming out of Orlando this week is heartrending. I imagine I’m with many of you when I say that I feel profoundly sad, as well as fearful of and incensed by the repeated mass gun violence across the United States. I have wanted to post something in response, but I’m realizing I don’t have the psychic energy to do so. When this unfolded, I was in the midst of writing an emotionally heavy post about the Stanford rape survivor, so I have to admit, I’m burned out. I realized, though, that it’s okay to bracket off some of that...

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