I feel heavy. I can feel every curve on my body. My soft stomach. Chunky arms. Thick thighs. When I move I feel my pressure on my chest from my breasts, which seem to have grown overnight. When I run, I feel weighed down. I feel the rolls of my abdominal fat as I crunch … Continue reading Fighting with Myself
Lately, I have found myself questioning my purpose in life. Certainly there has to be more than work, food, and sleep. As one who works in the medical field, my hunt for purpose started long ago. Why are we here on earth if not to help others? The human connection. So why, if I have … Continue reading What Does it All Mean?
Gianandrea Villa1. It takes us time to fall in love. It takes us longer than the average person to fully fall in love because our anxiety makes us incredibly cautious. Our anxiety tells us that no one sane would ever fall in love with us back, and at times it can overpower our own thoughts.… via … Continue reading 11 Ways Girls With Anxiety Show Their Love Differently — Thought Catalog
Twenty20/@kirillvasilevcomI stopped questioning myself. I stopped asking myself all these toxic questions about my self-wroth, my looks or my character. I stopped being so hard on myself and magnifying every little flaw. I stopped expecting myself to be perfect so I can feel good enough for you. I’ll always be a work in progress but… via … Continue reading
God & Man You don’t realize that she’s hurting, because she doesn’t want to make a big deal out of anything. She doesn’t want to turn something small into something major. So she forgives you for things you never even realized she was mad about in the first place. She keeps giving you chance after… via … Continue reading
I always tell people, you know whether or not I slept well by the structure of my sheets in the morning. This morning my sheets were like an additional body on the floor, a person that was tossed around all night long and finally crumpled into a tight ball. I was covered in cold sweat. … Continue reading It Does not Do to Dwell on Dreams and Forget to Live
I recently took a Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) to screen myself for depression. My score indicated that I was at a moderate risk for depression. I believe I have been depressed most of my life, at least since High School. There were a lot of parts of my adolescence that were out of my control … Continue reading I Will Not Talk to my Own Darkness Anymore