carried through the year by the we’moon calendar

i am a huge fan of the we’moon daytimer. to this day, i see as one of the perks of quitting my job as chief cook and bottlewasher at the skills connection the fact that i didn’t need a huge appointment calendar anymore and could go back to using the we’moon daytimer. we’moon is a… Continue reading carried through the year by the we’moon calendar

emily dickinson for sunday tea

for a leisurely sunday delight, please visit my friend ashok’s blog and a looong discussion of an emily dickinson poem – this one: i could suffice for him, i knew – he – could suffice for me – yet hesitating fractions – both surveyed infinity – “would i be whole” he sudden broached – my… Continue reading emily dickinson for sunday tea

self esteem: the thread in the quilt of recovery

here is another interview with someone recovering from an eating disorder. this person used to eat too much, and has been and still is dealing with it by going to overeaters anonymous. isabella: “you’ve come a long way, baby” – how long HAVE you come? what’s changed? OA person: how long have i come? i… Continue reading self esteem: the thread in the quilt of recovery

is tweeting about omid reza misayafi a negative thing?

the other day, an interesting discussion took place on twitter. i tweeted a link to the death in prison of omid reza misayafi, the iranian blogger who had been sentenced to three years in prison for blogging in ways that the iranian government found threatening. one of my fellow tweeters found that this was a… Continue reading is tweeting about omid reza misayafi a negative thing?

beating ANA – one relationship at a time

“relationships replace eating disorders. period. the end.” this is the central message of beating ANA – how to outsmart year eating disorder and take your life back by shannon cutts. it’s a book i’d recommend to anyone who wants to work their way out of an eating disorder. the more loving, supportive, therapeutic relationships that… Continue reading beating ANA – one relationship at a time

mental health hopes

i just came back from an invigorating time with raul raul and cathy, talking about MentalHealthCamp. poor cathy had to listen to me being stubborn about not “massaging” the message about MentalHealthCamp too much – i like the raw greassroots approach. what’s funny is that on my way back on the bus i read made… Continue reading mental health hopes