hey everyone – if you’ve been wondering why i haven’t done lots of updates lately, it’s because i was getting ready for what is the most significant voyage for me since 33 years ago, when i took my 4-year-old son and emigrated from germany to paraguay. my mother is moving into a seniors’ home and… Continue reading bon voyage to me
my first video for wordless wednesday. this is one made by my friend carol during a lovely women’s weekend we both attended at cascadia retreats in roberts creek on british columbia’s sunshine coast. by luck, we chanced upon an up helly aa celebration which, i found out, is europe’s biggest fire festival. that’s my kinda… Continue reading non-olympic torch on an almost wordless wednesday
@abeeliever from una vita bella on twitter just started a regular mental health chat on twitter (tuesdays at 9pm CST – hashtag #mhsm). for a taste of what happened there, go to my post on the MentalHealthCamp blog.
unhealthy habits and demographic changes are combining to place an unprecedented burden on the health-care system that may not be manageable, the heart and stroke foundation said in its 2010 annual report on canadians’ health. so says the CBC about an alarming increase in heart disease and the potential for heart disease, adding `most of… Continue reading overeating – a neglected eating disorder
by now you must have cottoned on to the fact that i really like therese borchard’s beyond blue: surviving depression and anxiety and making the most of bad genes. one of the things she talks about in that book is her run-ins with eating disorders. in the chapter BMI (body mass issues) – depression in… Continue reading eating disorders, depression and perfectionism
this week is eating disorders week. to start it off, here is a song one of my twitter contacts wrote for someone who was struggling with this difficult, often life threatening disorder (the fourth song, “you are not alone”) and the lyrics: you are not alone music & lyrics by bob gray © october 22,… Continue reading a song for anorexia