Danielle Wilson

Danielle has been struggling with online gaming addiction and depression since 2003, and being treated for the latter since early 2010. She lives a quiet, comfortable life in a beautiful house in a lovely community with a husband who happily tends to her every whim, and somehow still manages to feel sad most of the time.

Escaping Me

Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your alias.

Friday
Mar082013

Moving on!

Classes are over. We're all going someplace new. If you're looking for me, you'll be able to find me here:

 

dyawilson.ca

Friday
May042012

Out of Time

Most people who have enjoyed a video game know what it's like to want to gain just one more level, to want to play just one more match, and have that "just one more" mindset swallow an evening or keep one awake more hours than intended.

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Monday
Apr162012

Playing Everywhere

For me, being able to access gaming outside the home always increases my comfort level.  Having the ability to disappear into my game worlds is almost necessary for me to function. And knowing other people with positive connections to my addiction are around bolsters my confidence immensely.

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Monday
Mar262012

Feature: Someone to Talk To

I didn't really mean to be a counsellor. I loved my job being a mother for my three children, so I wanted to stay at home as long as possible. Eventually, I found that I had to get out and go to work.

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Friday
Mar232012

Ice

The ticket man steps down with an expression of surprise on his face. He's dressed in navy, which isn't so foreign for me, but the glittering gold trim on his hat and sleeves are shocking in the dim morning light. I don't smile outwardly, but I do nod. He offers me his hand. I believe he means to shake mine in greeting. Instead, I place my ticket in his palm.

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