Realistic Goals

Realistic Goals I think about the future a lot. Actually, I daydream about the future a lot, because achieving things requires hard work and commitment and I don’t have the energy for all of that. I think about a time two or three years from now, where I’m successful and happy and healthy. It’s a […]

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Eating and Me: II

Eating and Me: II   Part One In my mind, I’m a skinny person. When I’m in a dream at night, I’m thin. I forget — until I look in the mirror or see a picture of myself — that I’m actually overweight. My body doesn’t feel like my own, as though I’m in denial […]

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Eating and Me: I

Eating and Me: I I’ve known this for a long time: I have a problem with my eating. I’ve been talking about it recently to my therapist, who wants to dig into it deeper to find out if I have an eating disorder of some kind. I don’t know if my issues with food are […]

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Why Now?

Why Now? The Nike slogan has always frustrated me. “Just Do It” is much easier said than done. There’s nothing worse than being mentally ill and being told to think more positively, be more mindful, get more exercise. I like yoga just fine, but if you suggest it as a way to cure depression I […]

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