Depression

Loved the Feeling of Being Starved

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Bridget in high school

Like every college freshman who adds the “freshman fifteen,” Bridget* began dieting and exercising her sophomore year. Before long the glamorous idea of getting healthy turned into an obsessive behavior. One that took over her life.

* Her real name, used… Continue reading

Hope Prevails

hope-prevails-cover“I’ve written this book because I’ve been there,” Dr. Michelle Bengtson shares in her newly released book Hope Prevails. Not only does she treat patients who are in the pit of depression, but she’s been there herself.

Chains of Depression Falling Off

As a… Continue reading

Warrior Woman – Hear Me Roar

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Warrior Woman – Hear Me Roar

Teres’sa* is definitely a warrior woman. She and the other warrior women at the sexual abuse counseling center where she works adopted the motto “Hear Me Roar!” to remind them to be outspoken about and fight… Continue reading

Looped Like a Cassette Tape

When the majority of couples say I do, their intentions are to stick together for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health. Divorce is the last thing on their minds when they seal their vows with a kiss. But,… Continue reading

Broken but Priceless

 

chronic illness invisible-illness icebergMany of us face a health struggle at some point in our lives. Uncomfortable and inconvenient as it may be, it generally has a short duration. 133 million Americans wish for a health struggle with a short duration. Instead, they suffer from chronic illnesses,… Continue reading

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