Tag Archives: Sad

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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Complex Emotions at Tango Weekend

I am sore! My body aches all over from participating in the West Coast Tango Marathon this weekend, which is the first time since entering treatment that I have been allowed to dance to my heart’s content. I have mixed … Continue reading

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Riding the wave of emotions

The farther that I get from my past eating disorder behaviors, the more I understand that restricting food and over-exercising were my maladaptive methods for coping with tough emotions. When I refused to eat, I was refusing to feel sadness … Continue reading

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