I think this “death fear” inside me is prohibiting my body’s healing.
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Betsy, Shut Up!
Embarking on the AIP diet is overwhelming, again… and why won’t my alcoholic voice shut up?
Two Years, No Drinks
Two years ago was one of the most shameful days of my life. I won’t go into details, and they aren’t tragically awful, as I was a ‘high bottom’ drunk. I’ve never had a DUI or anything like that. But I knew that I had to stop drinking once and for all. In these twoContinue reading “Two Years, No Drinks”
Are We Sure Stuff Doesn’t Make Us Happy?
Yesterday was a gorgeous March Friday in Michigan. In celebration of the great weather we’ve had all week, I ventured out to do some leisurely shopping at TJ Maxx. The only thing that I was specifically looking for was a St. Patty’s Day mask. Anything else that I found would be a bonus. It takesContinue reading “Are We Sure Stuff Doesn’t Make Us Happy?”
How to Buy Happiness: Don’t
I stuffed my face for a long time and gained a lot of weight. I also turned to things to consume like caffeine and sugar. It took me a couple years to realize this, but after a particularly stressful family party followed by a couple weeks of mindlessly stuffing my face, I realized how drinking, overeating and even shopping are merely a symptom.