Tag Archives: Health

Twenty Seven Years

At 11:21 — I turn 27. As I get older, I remember how far we have come. I still say we, Annie. Heartbreaks, struggles, friendships, life, travels near and far, bad choices, saying the wrong things, regret, joy, love, emotion, … Continue reading

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Art in Hand – 10 iPhone Photos to Blow your mind

These are all taken on my way into work every morning. With my…iphone! It’s not about the gear you have, it’s about the vision, the light, and how you frame everything. That goes for these photos, too! http://www.AbbieSophia.com Which is … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dad!

Today is my father’s birthday and the end of year 2013. Pretty “rad,” as he might say. As he is a writer himself this is my gift to him! While it’s not published in the Huffington Post or New York … Continue reading

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I can relate! Keep it to yourself…

Sometimes, it’s important to relate to people. “Hey — you tore your ACL? Me too! This is what to expect….” “Hey — you are in the same class I took last year? Here’s how I dealt with it…” But the … Continue reading

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Leaving the Darkness of Grief

“I did not deny G-d’s existence but I doubted His absolute justice.” – Elie Wiesel, Night Grief comes in many forms. Breakups, death, ending of jobs, friendships… You do not have to believe in G-d for this quote to resonate. You can … Continue reading

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Grief is Like Blood.

Grief is to loss, what bleeding is to a wound. The bleeding allows the wound and the pain to rid itself of harmful things, like bacteria and germs. If it didn’t expel this bad blood, it may immobilize the person. … Continue reading

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In the Face of Death.

The nature of my work involves many different things. One I have been particularly working with is what to say, what to do, and how to be when others around you are sick. When someone is ill, has died or is … Continue reading

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Life is like a blog post.

Everyday I write more and more in my head. The most fleeting, and probably the most profound writings I’ve had are as I nod off to sleep. There is a continual pull for me to change the world, some way, … Continue reading

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Getting Over It…Don’t Should On Yourself

Since my new journey into the mental health field, there is a lot of things I’m learning that are maladaptive about myself. Why don’t they teach these things in school? Why doesn’t the work place offer therapy or counseling for … Continue reading

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Today I Vow To Stop Drinking Diet Coke.

I am killing myself slowly. And I know it. I wasn’t allowed to have soda as a kid. As I grew older and I was able to buy soda, I slowly became addicted to it. (My deprivation led to me believing it … Continue reading

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