Category: W4 Activity

I am a sex addict

This episode of true life follows two separate people, Ashley and Isaax, who are admitted sex addicts. They both want to seek help for the problem in order to find a solution, but not both succeed in doing so, and…

“I have Narcolepsy”

I picked to watch the episode True Life “I have Narcolepsy.” I remembering watching the episode a while back and was interested to study and analyze it from an experiential approach this week. The episode follows the lives of two…

I have Diabetes

Diabetes is characterized by high levels of blood sugar.  This is caused by an inability to use or produce insulin, a hormone that removes sugar from the blood.  The episode follows the lives of three young people with diabetes, and…

True Life: I Have Orthorexia

Orthorexia is an eating disorder in which people’s diets are too rigidly healthy. This episode follows three young individuals suffering from orthorexia nervosa: Lauren, Spring, and Andrew. Lauren only includes 15 foods in her strict diet, which leaves her to…

True Life: I am Addicted to Sex

This episode of True Life follows the lives of two people, Ashley and Isaax, who have uncontrollable sex drives. Sex addiction is often common in people who suffer from any combination of addictive/obsessive personalities, psychological disorders, low self-esteem, or self-destructive…

Im working my way out of poverty

In the episode called “I’m working my way through poverty” the main narrative used is a Quest narrative. In this type of narrative individuals accept their illness and use it as a challenge. For them the will to beat the…

I Have Narcolepsy

The video I chose from the true life series was “I Have Narcolepsy”, where we were brought in to the lives of two women who were diagnosed with narcolepsy and had bouts of cataplexy. Julie was sixteen and recently diagnosed…