September162014

Anyone want to help a me out?

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September152014

Gratitude and Monday

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Ah yes, Monday morning, most dread it as if it is the bane of our existence. Today I do not see it that way, I see it as another opportunity to go for another walk in the Fall weather, to attend my self esteem group therapy today, to play with my animals and I always make time to check on my garden as there is still a bounty that needs tending to.

Lately, things have started to quietly change,…

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September142014

National Pet Memorial Day

Every year, on the second Sunday of September, pet owners join together to honor their pets passed and present

and think about and share with others the important role that their beloved pets have played, and do play, in their lives.

Today I honor my dogs Blaze, Lucy and Tika who are presently with me. I honor my cats Jingles, Cinder and Ella who are also with me. I also honor my cat Mischief, my…

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September132014

Blog For Mental Health 2014

Connecting With My Community!

Connecting With My Community!

Last year I joined this amazing group of bloggers all of whom share their lives and experiences with mental illness. This year, I’ve decided to continue my journey with staying on with the various bloggers.

“I pledge my commitment to the Blog for Mental Health 2014 Project. I will blog about mental health topics not only for myself, but for others. By displaying this…

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September122014

Pushing Through

It certainly has been one very tough week emotionally for me. I definitely feel drained and to the point of barely keeping my eyes open, yet I know if I do go for that nap, I will pay for it later.

I have been working on my weight and trust me as someone with an eating disorder, this is not an easy task, but I keep moving forward. I’ve resumed taking my dogs, I have 3 of them, for long walks. Now…

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September112014

My voice to those who have been bullied

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Stronger

In my blog recently http://sexyonthedarkside.wordpress.com/2014/09/09/narrow-mindedness-and-mental-illness/. I spoke about dealing with the mindset of those who are determined to undermine and belittle myself because of having a mental illness. I have since had to report the person to Facebook for threatening me publicly and now privately.

I have had to resort to my coping skills, Mine are more…

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September102014

World Suicide Prevention Day - Trigger Warning

Trigger Warning:  As indicated by the title, this post discusses suicide.  Not graphically, and not in detail, but if the topic is especially triggering to you, you may want to make the choice not to read on.

Today is September 10, 2014, a day that has be designated for World Suicide Prevention Day by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). I know this hits home for many…

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9AM
Shame vs Healthy Guilt

I know right, your probably wondering how the two aren’t the same. Earlier this week in my self esteem group therapy session, this was our topic.

Shame vs Healthy Guilt

I know right, your probably wondering how the two aren’t the same. Earlier this week in my self esteem group therapy session, this was our topic.

September82014
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I’ve noticed over the years, I act differently when there is a full moon, or when we are leading up to a full moon.

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I’ve noticed over the years, I act differently when there is a full moon, or when we are leading up to a full moon.

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