Tag: coping

Everything Has Changed: My New York Adventure

  I must apologize for the delay in continuing this story. I wrote my last post the night before I was to undergo the most complex form of bariatric surgery (on April 30th), known as the duodenal switch (“DS”). I vastly underestimated how much this event was going to put me out of commission, both …

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I really hate change, but I’m forcing it ~ Pt 1

  I avoid a lot of things in life, for reasons that are nearly all fear-based. I fear pain the most — physical and mental — and yet, I now live with it daily. How the heck did that happen? I can trace problems with being overweight back to age 11, when puberty struck. I …

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Not A Normal Week Here

  [important]You can donate to The One Fund Boston, a 401(c)(3) non-profit set up jointly by Massachusetts Governor Patrick and Boston Mayor Menino to directly benefit victims of the Marathon bombings. Some may not have adequate insurance, or their injuries will stop them from working in their chosen professions. In just one example, a woman …

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PTSD on Pinterest: Why Therapy? (04/12/13)

    This week’s PTSD on Pinterest topic is “Why Therapy?” These pins look at different aspects of therapy, different types, and why you should consider it. With mental health parity finally getting mandated, coverage will become more widely available. It can truly change your life to enlist a trained, objective third party to be …

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PTSD on Pinterest (04/05/13) ~ April: National Child Abuse Prevention Month ~

April: Natl Child Abuse Prevention Month

    (Image via Women’s Coalition of St. Croix) I’m still experiencing ‘difficulties’ in importing a Pinterest board onto my blog. Sometimes it works, and sometimes for no apparent reason at all, it doesn’t. Such is the case with my “April: National Child Abuse Prevention Month” Pinterest board. It’s far too important of a topic …

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PTSD on Pinterest: My Latest PTSD Resources

  Welcome to PTSD on Pinterest! This week I’m offering up my latest PTSD pins on Pinterest. If you click through to the PTSD Resources board, there are now 200+ pins to peruse. NOTE: If you receive my blog by RSS, links to pins transfer but the graphics do not. Please click on through to …

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