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Tag Archives: Recovery

My Heart Speaks

Today is the first time I’ve felt the urge to write. I wrote and posted this piece on my private facebook page which is where I record my recovery from addiction and depression since early 2011. This is a new beginning perhaps. Anne Wing 2 mins · Rockland, ME There is beauty all around me …

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Why I Must Keep on Writing (blogging)

Haven’t written a blog page in a while. Read an inspiring blog piece today by a young male Aussie writer that was passed on to me by another blogger. I decided I need to put more effort into writing – even consider – gleeps – perhaps some kind of regular commitment to my writing. Thank …

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RE-Blog on Gratitude to Those Who Support Us…

…and Make Us Happy! ! ! Many thank yous to the author of the blog The Seeds 4 Life which I find most inspirational! http://www.theseeds4life.com/let-us-be-grateful-to-people-who-make-us-happy-they-are-the-charming-gardeners-who-make-our-souls-blossom-marcel-proust OK, folks, I think I’ve finally pulled the pieces together – my life experiences, my skills, my knowledge, my willingness to keep on growing and learning. I have a passion …

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Loneliness and Acceptance

      Loneliness is something I have struggled and suffered with most of my life. The first time I remember feeling that deep empty place in my middle I was in high school. I used to love to walk facing into the wind. Something about the wind blowing on me and into my face …

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Food Addiction and WLS

Good Monday Morning, Blog Readers, Food Addiction and Weight Loss Surgery – I had WLS – VSG – vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy “sleeve” on June 13, 2013 and though it isn’t easy i would do it again in a heartbeat! ) Another summer weekend passed and we are expected to have a week of sunny 70s …

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Messed Up or What? Seriously

I really hope people contact me with ideas and thoughts re this post. You can reach me by responding to this blog post, on facebook IM, email or phone. The “Good-bye Flowers” email I got yesterday and blogged about put me in a tizzy. I’m strong about respecting others choices but I’m human and love …

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My Relapse Post Weight Loss Surgery

My Response to “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead”  by Joe Cross and with Phil. This film prompted me to get in touch with the facts of my relapse and my willingness to intervene now before any more time goes by. I was quite impressed with Joe Cross’s story but to be completely honest I can’t …

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Juicing To Improve My Health

Anne and Rusty

Okay, so I know juicing helps with health improvement. In 1995 when I was first time diagnosed with Breast Cancer I made the decision to add fresh juices to my intake – vegetable juices with an occasional apple but no other fruits – also sometimes with a bit of fresh ginger, fresh garlic and fresh …

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The 3 Most Common Reasons for Weight Loss Surgery Failure

Food and Weight have been problematic issues for me all of my life since early childhood. The first binge I remember was age 5 at a kindergarten Valentine’s party – I couldn’t stop cramming in the sweets – and barely made it home in time to vomit in the toilet – help it in with …

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Living with Dysthymic Disorder and Major Depession

Anne and Rusty

What is Dysthymic Disorder?  http://www.everydayhealth.com/health-report/major-depression/understanding-dysthymia.aspx My Personal Experience of Dysthymia The first time I was hospitalized in a Psychiatric Hospital in 1988 I was diagnosed with Dysthymic Disorder and Bulimia (Translation – Ox Eating), now my type of Bulimia would be called Binge Eating Disorder, for which there is finally an actual diagnosis in the …

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