Tag Archives: Happy

Prioritizing my needs = awesome!

This last weekend, I attended Swing’n New Years Dance Camp in Palm Springs and had a fantastic time–one of the best times I have had at a dance event in awhile. There were multiple key ingredients that made this weekend … Continue reading

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Mixed responses

I have been doing really well recently with recovery, except that I came down with a little bit of a cold (complete with nausea) the last couple of days that has severely decreased my appetite and made it more difficult … Continue reading

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Cookie Decorating Party

Last night, Ben and I went to a cookie decorating party, and I actually enjoyed eating cookies and other snacks at the party. When I was deep in my disorder, I had such a strong aversive reaction to cookies, especially … Continue reading

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Distracted by Life

Again, it has been awhile since I have updated my blog. I used to delay starting my work in lab by writing blog entries every morning, but I have recently been starting my lab work nearly as soon as I … Continue reading

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Happiness Pressure

There is pressure to be happy. Even one of the most well-known phrases in The Declaration of Independence is the right for “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” One of my favorite quotations when I was younger was the … Continue reading

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Me Time

This morning, I vacillated between my now-usual routine of working through the Radical Self-Acceptance daily (journal) book and jumping out of my car to begin my busy day at work. I had a couple important experiments planned among other tasks … Continue reading

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Finding new uses for old techniques

When I was a kid, my mother taught me how to cross stitch. She also taught me to knit, crochet, sew, and more, but cross stitching was my favorite. When my homework was done, I could sit and watch movies … Continue reading

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