Imagine for a moment that you are in a treatment program. Let’s say that you’re placed in rehab for your addiction to iced honey buns, from the gas station, conveniently located next to your house. (My Actual Reality) One day, during your favorite group session, you’re asked to step out by a woman you had […]Read More Iced Honeybuns and High Heels
Yep, my first recorded podcast with no editing, no sound effects, no critiquing. Just us two, as we are, in that moment. as it should always be. 🙂 Be sure to checkout my interview with Matt Nappo on MINDDOGTV! Maybe check out his channel 😉 Maybe even subscribe? 😉 Matt Nappo https://www.youtube.com/user/shoeplaxRead More live? you mean, without editing?
Yep, that’s me. With my tongue sticking out like a turtle head. Licking sauce from the corners of my mouth. Enjoying a slice of Papa John’s pizza, without the feeling of guilt or thoughts of purging that, once delicious, slice of pizza later. This is what progress, with my eating disorder, looks like. Everyone’s progression […]Read More A Very Important Pizza Moment.
WHAT IS A BRAIN DUMP? A brain dump is simply the act of dumping all the contents of your mind onto paper as one might dump the contents of a purse onto a table. You are spilling out stressors, your nagging thoughts, your pesky annoyances. I am going to dump my brain how I want […]Read More Brain Dump
This morning, Ian missed the litter box by a whole apartment and peed on my bed, with me still in it. I couldn’t sleep. Stared at my ceiling, anxious because of the enormous amount of SHIT filling up my brain and there’s no way anxiety will give dreaming any space. Trust me I know my […]Read More My brain on anxiety.
Eating disorder, OCD, anxiety, panic disorder, depression. For YEARS I have let these voices, fears, and nervousness plan my day, what I eat, how much I sleep, my relationships, my health, my happiness. I’ve decided to challenge myself this year and set a few realistic goals to gain back control of my life. Get a […]Read More Realistic Resolutions
Dear Body, I want to apologise for how I’ve treated you. I’m sorry for thinking you’re not good enough. I’m sorry for starving you. I’m sorry I let my mind play tricks. I’m sorry for causing you physical pain. I’m sorry I don’t see the beauty other’s see. I’m told you’re beautiful. I’m sorry […]Read More Pinky Promise.
Mental Health Awareness Week is here! October 7-13. “CureStigma” is the theme throughout this week and month. Did you know, one in five Americans struggle with mental health. I read an article that compared the mental health stigma to a virus. This virus shames people into silence. We don’t seek help. Lives are lost. The […]Read More #CureStigma Mental Health, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.
Recovery – A return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength. What is normal? I’ve forgotten the feeling. It’s no secret that recovery scares me, but why? People recover everyday. People want to recover. It’s been ten years now Morgan, can’t you just get better already? I don’t know? The hardest part right now […]Read More Life without an ED?
To You. Thank you for not giving up on me when that’s all I want to do. Thank you for telling me I’m beautiful because that’s not what I see. Thank you for buying me food I would eat. That’s the best thing you could do. Thank you for caring. Thank you for all the […]Read More Thank You.
I came across a quote my old roomie wrote down for me. “One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul.”-Brigitte Nicole. I wish letting go of anything was easy, but it’s not. This quote doesn’t just apply to my disorder either. […]Read More Let It Go!
. My disorder is a mental illness with a physical aspect being the side effect. You can’t see what’s going on inside my head, but you can clearly see what’s going on by my appearance. My bulimarexia and obsessive compulsive disorder are one. When grocery shopping, I take the same route every time, avoiding Iles […]Read More 10 Things I Need You to Know About My Disorder.
I am giddy this morning. I got an email back from a counselor who deals with many challenges that I face everyday. Depression, anxiety, panic disorder, grief from death, eating disorders, and more. That’s basically me gift wrapped in a box with a bow on top saying, “here, fix ME please!” I have been […]Read More Here’s to Hope!
I imagined that my post about religion would raise some controversy, but to my surprise I got more positive feedback just from being my brutally honest self, than anything. With that being said, I recently received a comment on a completely different post of mine from a blog centered around, yes, God. I was told […]Read More Do You Believe in Mermaids?
With this blog I am obviously not hiding the fact that I have an eating disorder. I’m exposing myself to you all for a reason, but last night was the first time I addressed my disorder to a stranger without feeling ashamed. Now, I don’t go around introducing myself “Hi, I’m Morgan, I have an […]Read More I AM an Alien…