The Hidden Life of Bulimia

Bulimia nervosa is characterized by recurrent and frequent episodes of eating unusually large amounts of food (e.g., binge-eating), and feeling a lack of control over the eating. This binge-eating is followed by a type of behavior that compensates for the binge, such as purging (e.g., vomiting, excessive use of laxatives or diuretics), fasting and/or excessive … Continue reading The Hidden Life of Bulimia

A Crash Course in Depersonalization

Depersonalization is like having amnesia.  You don't know who you are, you've "lost" yourself-- your identity or your personality.  You try to jump-start yourself.  You pray, make deals with God, but it doesn't help.  You are stuck. There is a pervading feeling, like doom.  It saturates your thinking, flavoring everything with a sense of finality.  … Continue reading A Crash Course in Depersonalization

Five of the Greatest Sites Ever *

  "The Teacher sought to find just the right words  to express truths clearly."  Eccl. 12:10, NLT   I came across these and wanted very much to share them with anyone interested in some extracurricular reading.  I have hand-picked these out of hundreds of possible posts.  I know these will be a blessing. There is somewhat of a … Continue reading Five of the Greatest Sites Ever *