I work in a customer service profession and have, through working it out in my head over the past months, begun to enjoy my job. The system in which I do my job appears to a lot of people as dysfunctional, as many systems that are built from pieces over time (instead of designing one … Continue reading On meeting people
Every day is progress. The illness tries to tell me otherwise, but frankly, it is wrong. I had to stop writing there to eat some cashew nuts, just to spite the illness. One day I am going to portray the illness in a painting. The painting will be the most visually and sensorily (?) repulsive … Continue reading More chat about stigma etc.
I was interviewed for an newspaper article at the end of last week. The journalist was looking for people who have been ill with an ED as an adult. I guess that idea may have stemmed from the notion that some people still think an ED means young skinny girls refusing their meals. In the … Continue reading The write stuff
I had the Ben Folds Five song Philosophy playing in my ears before I started writing this post. I googled the lyrics and remember how when I was a teenager and used to love listening to the ‘Five. I’ve been enjoying remembering things I used to enjoy before the ‘fog’ and discovering that I still … Continue reading On mind-body dualism