KITK Words of Wisdom

How I Taught Myself To Rise Above Labels, “Thunder Thighs” Included.

How I Taught Myself To Rise Above Labels, “Thunder Thighs” Included.

All my life, I was”thunder thighs”. Call it a label. Tell me I shouldn’t have let it get to me & that words are just words. Call it jealousy, animosity or hate. But NO. Take it from me when I tell you that when you […]

Opening Up About One Of My Biggest Triggers & How I Learned To Face It Differently.

Opening Up About One Of My Biggest Triggers & How I Learned To Face It Differently.

Trying on clothes (especially old ones) is my biggest trigger & makes me really anxious. As much as I’m grateful for recovery & having been able to fight for my life & regain my health, trying on clothes means I have to face one of […]

Why Ending My Pity Party Was The Stepping Stone To My Personal Growth.

Why Ending My Pity Party Was The Stepping Stone To My Personal Growth.

As cliché as it sounds, I really do believe that our battles are handed to us because we were built to handle them & come out victorious. I spent a huge part of my life feeling sorry for myself for my struggles & because I […]

Why Recovery Is More Than Just A One Time Thing Or Fling!

Why Recovery Is More Than Just A One Time Thing Or Fling!

The biggest challenge in recovery is that you don’t just choose recovery & that’s it. It’s not a one-time thing. It’s not a huge decision that you struggle to make once & that you never have to contemplate again. You have to keep choosing recovery […]

Simply Put: You Don’t Have To Settle, So Don’t.

Simply Put: You Don’t Have To Settle, So Don’t.

What if I told you that you don’t have to settle for the things that don’t make you happy or bring anything positive to your life? You don’t have to settle for anything less than your worth or for anything less than the life you’re […]

Opening Up About My Anxiety & Why Some Weeks Are Harder Than Others.

Opening Up About My Anxiety & Why Some Weeks Are Harder Than Others.

If you suffer from anxiety too, you know it comes in highs & lows. Sometimes, days & weeks go by & I hardly even feel it’s there. Other days or weeks, it really hits me. Overtime, I learned that when it hits, there’s nothing I can […]

Why My Journey Towards Living A Healthier Lifestyle Is Endless & What Made Me Fall In Love With The Process!

Why My Journey Towards Living A Healthier Lifestyle Is Endless & What Made Me Fall In Love With The Process!

I firmly believe that the quest to living a healthier lifestyle has no end. It’s a constant uphill journey where the possibilities to learn & educate myself are endless & where the opportunity to apply what I learn to my everyday life is not only […]

The Difference Between Thoughts & Actions & Why You Need To Understand It To Achieve Full Recovery.

The Difference Between Thoughts & Actions & Why You Need To Understand It To Achieve Full Recovery.

There’s a difference between thoughts & actions. Thoughts are ideas or opinions produced by thinking or occurring suddenly in the mind. They can be real or unreal, depending on what you make of them & how you choose to react to them. Their truth or […]

Truth: Sometimes, You Have To Be Your Own Hero.

Truth: Sometimes, You Have To Be Your Own Hero.

“Sometimes, you have to be your own hero” Making the decision to recover from my eating disorder on my own was probably one of the toughest ones I ever made. And to be honest, when I first made that decision, I didn’t really know if […]

Celebrating The Non-Scale Victories.

Celebrating The Non-Scale Victories.

It’s been about a year since the last time I willingly & voluntarily weighed myself (save for medical visits with my treatment team). Although I’ve been tempted to do it many times (I won’t lie), I consistently & successfully pushed myself to resist the urge. […]