overeating and anorexia: a dialogue

“yes, it is possible to lose too much weight,” said joshua seth in one of his submissions to the carnival of eating disorders, talking about courtney love’s unfortunate adventures with all kinds of eating disorders. my first reaction to this was, “well, yes, duh!” but then it got me to thinking. while we read and… Continue reading overeating and anorexia: a dialogue

quickie: a bit of link love

a quick wave to the entrecards people who visited frequently in the last 30 days, in alphabetical order … thanks for stopping by, you guys! a mother of yesterday, today & tomorrow black woman thinks….. cape town news copd news of the day everyone’s child health assistant how is bradley? trichotillomania blog untreatable’s blog zental… Continue reading quickie: a bit of link love

freedom, redemption and inspiration

one of the people to whom i passed on my “brilliant blog” award, sojourner, has a meme, sunday inspirations. similar to wordless wednesday, it’s a day of the week dedicated to a theme. it was created in honor of sojourner’s mother and is just one way to help get us through the week ahead, the… Continue reading freedom, redemption and inspiration

depression and the power of language

depression is a state of subtraction, says catatonic kid, depression is not an approachable thing. it seems, in fact, to be precisely the opposite. it has a power to repel that is apparently so strong that it stops our mouths before we have even thought to speak of all that runs through its dark night.… Continue reading depression and the power of language

depression and AA: as bill sees it

john at storied mind recently wrote a post on the intersection between depression and the 12 steps of alcoholics anonymous. it just so happens that same evening i was browsing through “as bill sees it”, a compilation of writings by bill w., the founder of that group. it has a few entries on depression. you… Continue reading depression and AA: as bill sees it

carnival of eating disorders, august 2008 edition – part 2

okay, here we are with part 2 of the 19th carnival of eating disorders. part 1 was about anorexia; this one contains articles on overeating and body image. overeating cravings cravings – your biggest motivator is the title of FitNChic’s article: most people give up their efforts after a while because they feel they are… Continue reading carnival of eating disorders, august 2008 edition – part 2