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Well now, I think it's been a good year maybe more since I posted...I'm incredibly bored so I decided to let peeps knows what's going on. Oh and the fact that 'peeps' isn't underlined as a misspelled word kinda disturbs me.

In June I went to a month long DBT program to help with Borderline Personality disorder. It helped me a lot and now I think I'm ready to go back to school and not utterly suck at everything. Then again I'm not taking any serious classes. I'm enrolled in a photoshop 1 course, and a go-to-the-gym-whenever-you-want-for-at-least-72 hours-and-get-credit-course. I'm crashing a ceramics class, a jewelery class, and a watercolor class.  I figure the gym class will be really good for me and hopefully I'll loose weight. My goal is I think 30 or 40 pounds? That's possible over a semester and exercising every week day isn't it?

I guess that's really all I wanted to say.


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Aug. 22nd, 2010 04:14 am (UTC)
Glad to "see" you around!

I've heard lots of good things about DBT and would love to hear more about it sometime.

I think generally, losing 1-2 lbs a week is considered realistic and safe. So I am not sure how many weeks in a semester (for me I think it was 27?) so it sounds like you should be fine. I've started going to the gym and have found that it's been good for my mood as well.

Looking forward to seeing you again when I'm back in CA! (I'll be back for about a month from Thanksgiving till Christmas)
Aug. 22nd, 2010 06:57 pm (UTC)
Well DBT is supposed to be 6 months to a year program, but the program I went to was a moth crash course. There are four modules: Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, Interpersonal Effectiveness, and Core Mindfullness. Each module has skills you learn to help cope with thoughts and events that trigger self-damaging behavior. There's really lot to it.

Can't wait to see you then.
Aug. 28th, 2010 07:44 pm (UTC)
Cool! Man, you take awesome classes. If you end up making any rings in the jewelry class, can I have one? I'm going through a ring phase. You don't have to, just thought I would put the thought out there. :)
Aug. 28th, 2010 11:29 pm (UTC)
Well I would have, but I didn't get into that class. Just the ceramics and gym and photopshop. Three classes is plenty for me.
Aug. 29th, 2010 12:35 am (UTC)
Okay, well, those are still pretty cool classes. I hope you enjoy! :)
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