Not A Punk Rocker

Embracing my dorkiness, embarrassing my kid & blogging for the hell of it.

From “Behind the White Coat”: Eroding


For a lot of reasons, I am not in a good place right now.  I keep trying to write but find myself getting impatient with myself as well as the “usual” interruptions.   Maybe this weekend I can start to sort things out and share some more.

I think I have finally caught up on most of my blog reading.  It was while I was finishing that up that I found this post.  This is only part of what has me down right now, if you can define something as huge as an eating disorder with a word like “only”.
<3 to Victore Dolore for letting me reblog this here.

Originally posted on Behind the White Coat:

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“I went to the drive through and got the biggest thing of popcorn chicken they sold and I ate every last bit of it in the car.” She had that numb, dead look in her eye that I had seen before. “Then I pulled over on the side of the road, stuck a finger down my throat, and made myself throw it all up.”

“You’ve done this before?” I asked in disbelief. “You are bulemic?”

She nodded. “Since I was a teenager. I hadn’t done it in a year or two, though.” I had been seeing her for over ten years and not an inkling of this was ever spoken of before.

No clue.

“Why did you do it this time? What the hell happened?”

“That new pulmonologist you sent me to? She’s as skinny as my pinkie. She says to me as soon as she walks through the door…

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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Go Team Omaburgh!

Today’s post is a PSA and/or reminder that we have two bloggers  I have two friends participating in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention “Out of the Darkness” walks!   One is this weekend, and the other is just around the corner, and I would love it if you could support them in spirit, in monetary donations, or both (as you are able).

The two are in cities hundreds of miles away from each other, so I am referring to them collectively as Team Omaburgh.  Together, they will walk to support others in crisis, bring more attention to a good cause, and to show off their awesome tutus.


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6 Words: A Blog-to-Blog Field Trip!

Today, I am not here.   Not really, at least.

I am one of the many participants in this month’s 6 Words challenge on Coach Daddy’s site.  The question this time is:

In six words, what’s one act of kindness you’d love the universe to bestow upon you this week?

To see more about why this is the question of the month and, most importantly, to see what everyone has said, go here:

Enjoy!  I hope you get to visit some of the other blogs listed and give your own take on the prompt in the comments over there.

Until next time, stay cool!


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