Trapped

There are times when I feel trapped in my own mind and body, like I’m a prisoner and some other force or being or…whatever…has taken over. Like, logically I know things and I think and believe certain things, but my brain and/or body seem to conspire against me. Anyone who’s ever struggled with depression, anxiety, disordered eating, etc. probably understands what I’m talking about. I can’t tell you how long I’ve struggled with depression and anxiety, but it seems like my entire life. Even though I have recollections of being a fairly happy kid, I also remember being a “moody” …

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