Category addiction

There’s been change all along.

The universe is telling me that it’s time for change. Which is good, as change is happening whether the universe wants it or not. On Monday, I noted to my partner that two years ago around this time I struggled to get out of bed in the morning. I was coming off a clinical depression […]

Changing the Cage

In public health we learn hard skills and strategies to guide us in assessing community health issues, developing programs/policies and evaluating their efficacy. And yet, each day our work is challenged by new frameworks, belief systems, politics, and systems of oppression. This week we ask: How does public health take on addiction—one of our most […]

GF Nutty Apple Galette

You can find the recipe for GF Nutty Apple Galette below. I’ve been wanting to make an apple galette for ages. It all started at my dear friend Toni’s home whereupon I found myself visiting his Wednesday night Writer’s Workshop. To enjoy, there was thick soup, crusty bread, and apple galette. The pastry made shortbread-like with the flour-sugar […]

Protected: counting change

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Protected: One year

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When you look at a field of dandelions you can either see a hundred weeds or a hundred wishes.

Perspective

Trigger warning: This post vividly describes bulimic behavior.     I sat on the bathroom floor with a gallon of vanilla ice-cream positioned between my thighs.  I’d arrived home from school, stripped off my jeans, pulled on gray cotton boxers shorts and headed for the freezer. Outside the temperature was spiking 92. I was hot, […]

Protected: Because I needed to.

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