Voices In Her Head

(Please see ‘About’ for the purpose of this blog and here’s how and why it started)     She woke up with the familiar voices in her head. Sweat beads began rolling down her face. “They’re back. No. No. No. No. It cannot be. They’re here again.” She murmured through her shaking voice. She placed each foot heavily … Read moreVoices In Her Head

Diaries Of Someone With An Eating Disorder

Food is your body’s fuel. Without fuel, your body wants to shut down. – Ken Hill. Therapy. Psychology. Bulimia. Anorexia. Depression. Anxiety. These words often make people cringe with discomfort. After writing about my own trauma and my own struggles with mental illness, I became someone who genuinely wanted to spread awareness about mental illness and … Read moreDiaries Of Someone With An Eating Disorder

Bah, Easter!

by Martha Maggio aka Crafty B/poopiemcgoo 🙂 I really hate holidays. As a recovering food addict and post-surgery weight loss patient, I really deep-down hate holidays. Food-centric, contortions of celebration. Self-righteous self-indulgence. Every shred of meaning gets licked off the dish of holiness. Holidays hold no restraint or significance; they’re orgies, not feasts. Birthdays, Valentine’s, … Read moreBah, Easter!

Too Good To Eat

I am 50 years old.  I’ve raised a bunch of fantastic young men. Been married 24 years. I’ve witnessed birth. And death. Travelled in foreign countries. I have several university degrees – across two disciplines – and worked for 36 years, in multiple capacities. I have a house, a car, and a cat. Just like … Read moreToo Good To Eat