I can’t remember the last time I got on a scale

And I might be the happiest I’ve ever been. I’ve been fighting my weight since I was eight years old. It breaks my heart to look back at photos and think how unhappy I was during a period of years when I was not that overweight. And then I got actually quite overweight. Ups and downs occurred, but I’m still actually quite overweight. But, I have energy. I sleep relatively well. My mood and depression issues are not solved (they never will be solved) but I’m in such a good place that sometimes I need to pinch myself to make […]

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I am grateful

The last post I wrote talked about how gratitude is not the cure for depression. And yet, I’m starting a gratitude practice! The key here is that I am currently not suffering through a bout of depression. ¬†Despite the seemingly endless winter glum drum, I’ve been on a pretty solid roll of managing my mental health these past months – yay! I’ve thought about creating some form of gratitude practice, either via journal, jar or otherwise since I first read The Happiness Project, and then again when I read An Amateur’s Guide to the Pursuit of Happiness, and of course […]

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