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Here you will find discussion and personal stories related to the particular stresses and challenges that come with holidays and special occasions.

Suggestions and recommendations are here for moving through these special days as best you can, depending on your level of recovery.

 

Thanksgiving: Curiosity Wins Over Expectations

Quick imagination challenge: What is the best, most fantastic and just right Thanksgiving celebration? Close your eyes and let your images of that terrific Thanksgiving come through your mind.

Tricking or Treating Yourself this Halloween????

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Boo! Halloween is upon us!  Children are thrilled and deliciously chilled with the anticipation of costumes, walks in the dark with friends (trailed by parents), parties, images of witches and ghosts and, of course, the promise of lots of candy.

But what happens to you on Halloween?  The shops are full of binge bags of every treat imaginable. 

9/11 Then and Now

On 9/11, in the early morning, I sat in my office with a patient. I began work a 6:15 a.m. Seeing people continuously, as is my practice, I wouldn't get to the news of the day until my lunch break. A patient came in saying that the Twin Towers in New York had been attacked and were down.

Patients tell me many things. Some factual. Some distortions. Some

Eggs, Jesus, Rabbits, Candy and Eating Disorder Recovery

Thoughts on Easter

 

Holidays can be triggering for you if you have an eating disorder.  Easter can mean family gatherings, big dinners and Easter baskets loaded with candy.  You may be anxious if you are in the midst of such an experience.  You may be anxious and depressed if you are NOT in the midst of such an experience.

I invite you to step back from your current state of mind and take a look at the meaning of Easter. A friend wrote me today saying, "I don't get the connection between rabbits, eggs and Jesus."

Here's my response to her.

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JoannaPoppink Trump’s Fish and Wildlife Service Has Issued Mexican Wolf ‘Kill Order’ https://t.co/5oUdXm1F2L by @CenterForBioDiv
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JoannaPoppink Latest Sustainable World online now. https://t.co/wFEJXIaUCS #climatecrisis #sb1
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JoannaPoppink Loki and behold: one microbial culture that brings us one leap closer to understanding the origins of eukaryotic ce… https://t.co/dErPDe2stR
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JoannaPoppink Latest Sustainable World online now. https://t.co/dptGdAIItf #g7 #wildfires
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JoannaPoppink California to build largest wildlife crossing in world https://t.co/EtHAl2IuJt

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