Growing Up in Working Class Youngstown — Tomatoes — Bob on Books

Backyard gardens were a commonplace in working class Youngstown. In the Depression-era and in strike times, they were an essential for feeding the family, and a help with the grocery budget at other times. And one of the staples of the backyard garden was the tomato patch. I’m thinking of this because my tomatoes are […]

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Why Do People Reject the Poor Carb??? — New Creations Ministries

I’m sure my fellow nutritionists and dietitians have similar frustrations when they hear someone gleefully announce, “I’m giving up all carbs to lose weight!” Before you swear off all carbohydrates, STOP and THINK. Here are some important facts for your brain to digest: The brain feeds primarily on glucose. Glucose is a carbohydrate. The most […]

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“Okay, I’m Depressed. Now What?” (ACTIONABLE) — Thoughts From The Trail

I first learned that I was *clinically* depressed after I took Burn’s diagnostic. It was a bit of a shock, frankly. I had thought that I was mildly depressed, not severely depressed, and I was terribly confused about treatment, resources, and just what to do, period.

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My Very Own Depression and Suicidal Thoughts — Unpoetec

**TRIGGER WARNING** depression and suicide I was scrolling on twitter and saw a tweet talking about how amazing it is to “watch your friends transform from dealing with depression to living a genuinely happy life”. That tweet hit me because I definitely went from being depressed and suicidal to living such a happy, purposeful, joyous […]

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