Bloganuary the Fourteenth

Welcome back to Bloganuary, the daily encouragement from WordPress for bloggers to post something each day. If you want to participate in Bloganuary, just click here! Today’s prompt is to write about a challenge you faced and overcame. When I was a teenager I had an eating disorder. As a high school freshman, I was hospitalized for … Continue reading Bloganuary the Fourteenth

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Bloganuary the First

Welcome to Bloganuary. It's this thing that WordPress is doing to encourage bloggers to post something every day by providing a regular prompt. I think T was right in saying that "Bloguary" would not only sound better but makes more sense. Maybe they're saving that for next month. But if they go with Blogebruary I'm … Continue reading Bloganuary the First

The Confusing Middle’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

Well, this has now become an annual tradition here at The Confusing Middle. This is the post where I take a look at the statistics provided by WordPress to see which of the posts that went up throughout the year were the most popular among visitors to the site. Much to my surprise, most of the … Continue reading The Confusing Middle’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

Eating Disorder Awareness

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Two years ago, I wrote this post as a part of this week when I was still working as a counselor in an elementary school. I hope that my experiences can help someone else. Working in the counseling profession, I get bombarded with emails from the corporate … Continue reading Eating Disorder Awareness

Eating Disorder

Working in the counseling profession, I get bombarded with emails from the corporate office letting me know whenever there's a special focus on some aspect of mental health for a day or a week. To be honest, I don't always pay attention when these emails hit my inbox. Mostly, I just get annoyed when I … Continue reading Eating Disorder

Life Story: Chapter Forty Four

Welcome to a series of stories that basically make up my autobiography. It’s not entirely thorough, but I’ll do the best I can with the memories locked away inside my head. Could be therapeutic for me. Could be humorous for you. Either way, enjoy… Previously on Life Story... My counselors made me wet my pants … Continue reading Life Story: Chapter Forty Four

Life Story: Chapter Forty Three

Welcome to a series of stories that basically make up my autobiography. It’s not entirely thorough, but I’ll do the best I can with the memories locked away inside my head. Could be therapeutic for me. Could be humorous for you. Either way, enjoy… Previously on Life Story... I got sick while I was in … Continue reading Life Story: Chapter Forty Three

Life Story: Chapter Forty

Welcome to a series of stories that basically make up my autobiography. It’s not entirely thorough, but I’ll do the best I can with the memories locked away inside my head. Could be therapeutic for me. Could be humorous for you. Either way, enjoy… Previously on Life Story... I began to become familiar with the … Continue reading Life Story: Chapter Forty

Life Story: Chapter Thirty Eight

Welcome to a series of stories that basically make up my autobiography. It’s not entirely thorough, but I’ll do the best I can with the memories locked away inside my head. Could be therapeutic for me. Could be humorous for you. Either way, enjoy… Previously on Life Story... I was anorexic and I wasn't getting … Continue reading Life Story: Chapter Thirty Eight

Life Story: Chapter Thirty Seven

Welcome to a series of stories that basically make up my autobiography. It’s not entirely thorough, but I’ll do the best I can with the memories locked away inside my head. Could be therapeutic for me. Could be humorous for you. Either way, enjoy… Previously on Life Story... In 9th grade I took advantage of … Continue reading Life Story: Chapter Thirty Seven