That is all I want in life: for this pain to seem purposeful.
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You may feel depressed, but it can’t be so depressing that you can’t move. No, I would say that people create in moments when they are elated about expressing their depression!
The worst drugs are as bad as anybody’s told you. It’s just a dumb trip, which I can’t condemn people if they get into it, because one gets into it for one’s own personal, social, emotional reasons. It’s something to be avoided if one can help it.
For four to six months at a time, I would barely eat. I lived on a diet of Melba toast, carrots, and black coffee.
I still indulge in a glass of wine or chocolate – treats are mandatory. Without deviating from the day-to-day healthy diet once in a while, it wouldn’t be sustainable for me, and that’s what I wanted: an approach to eating to last my entire life.
To be honest, part of me doesn’t want to talk about being sick because I want it to all be behind me, but I know I have to.
I have a form of Parkinson’s disease, which I don’t like. My legs don’t move when my brain tells them to. It’s very frustrating.
We can’t let people down when they can’t get any medical care, when they’re sick and don’t have money to go to a doctor. You help them.