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Research Roundup #5 – CBT in Anorexia

Because the UCSD eating disorder treatment center used cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help treat my eating disorder, the review “Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for anorexia nervosa: A systematic review” by Galsworthy-Francis and Allan (2014; Clinical Psychology Review) piqued my interest. … Continue reading

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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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Second Chances

The program I attended to treat my eating disorder runs a group called after care for former patients to support each other under the guidance of a therapist. Some months ago, I had a really difficult time going to after … Continue reading

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The first full day I visited with my younger sister this past weekend, we went to get our nails done after breakfast. For years I have wanted to get an acrylic French manicure even though acrylic nails can destroy real … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo for me

Last year was my first year participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), and it was a mix of fabulous and torturous. Overall, it was fun to write my first complete novel, an Argentine tango murder mystery that I hope … Continue reading

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