It's been a difficult weekend, as I posted. Today, the problem is someone else's, but it affects me in ways I cannot always control. My hubz has this habit of letting a bunch of little things both him and pushing down whatever emotional response that he has to them until he must hit some sort… Continue reading Anxiety and Emotional Labor
The back cover of "Rising Strong" It hasn't been a great day, emotionally. Really, not a great week in fact. Most of this week I have been in a spiral of self-hate about my weight and my looks. I am not the skinniest thing walking the street by any means (size 20), but most of… Continue reading Acceptance?
Anxiety is a real bitch, y'all, and it's a daily struggle to not let it ruin my life. The thing I am struggling with today is not feeling responsible for, or the automatic cause for, the distress or bad mood of my spouse. Hubzy is clearly off today, and was last night too. I've asked… Continue reading Trying to Unlearn Old Patterns
I recently read this article with the same title as this post. As I get older, I wonder what effects that the severe childhood bullying that I suffered have had, and continue to have, on my life. See, I was the ugly duckling. I have been fat from a fairly young age, and my mom… Continue reading Did The Ugly Duckling Have PTSD?