Mental Health

Anxiety and Alcohol

Do you drink? My father is an alcoholic. His illness destroyed our relationship. However, now that I am older and wiser I have a feeling that he might suffer from anxiety or some form of mental illness. As frightening as it is, I see a lot of him in myself. Right now, for example, I am half a bottle of…

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Mental Health

I am.

I am a sufferer of mental illness. I am the child of an alcoholic. I am the product of divorce. I am considered obese. I am not perfect. I am intelligent. I am a woman. I am a lesbian. I am engaged. I am a nurse. I am anxious. I am bulimic. I am human. I am complex. I am…

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Mental Health

Anxiety – The Devil on My Shoulder

You don’t have to suffer from anxiety, you can grab hold of it and live with anxiety. Picture this… It’s X-Mas Eve. The table is set for thirty people, the first official coming together of your family and you in-laws. Everyone is there. Parents, step parents, cousins, grandparents, everyone. The table is meticulously set. The bright red table cloth provides…

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Twenties

Late Twenties.

Being in your late twenties isn’t really all it’s cracked up to be. When did we stop going out all weekend and start relishing in the thought of a good book and a glass of wine? When did I start enjoying wine? When did one shot of tequila turn into a night with my head in the toilet and a…

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