“…because I had never, ever figured out how to f**king deal.”

– Marya Hornbacher said that in her book Wasted. Why is this part of my “favorite things” series of posts???  Because Marya Horbacher is not only an amazing woman and I have a deep admiration for her, but she is an outstanding writer and even more than that, her first book Wasted may have saved my life.  After reading that book, and seeing how she could get down to 54 pounds and be given one… Continue Reading

Understanding…..

Another excerpt (then I promise to write aboutmore cheery things for a bit) but I feel that right now, this is important in my life and I think many other can benefit from this as well. But, as I well knew, and understanding at an abstract level doesnot necessarily translate into an understanding at a day-to-day level. I have become fundamentally and deeply skeptical that anyone who does not have this illness can truly understand… Continue Reading

Crazier By the Day!

I read something in a book called “Madness” by Marya Hornbacher that made my body clench because of how true it is, yet laugh at the same time because its so true, and was quite happy to know that the things my doc tells me really aren’t bullshit and other docs say the same thing. Here is a list of things TO DO to make sure YOU DO get crazier, as stated in the book… Continue Reading