People always ask how I knew or how I could say I was fully recovered from my eating disorder. Truth is, while I do believe full recovery is possible, I think it’s a lifelong journey & something that’ll always be in the back of my […]
Cooking & Baking My Way Through Recovery
Realizing & accepting that I suffer from anxiety wasn’t easy. It took a few years for me to come to terms with it, face it head strong & find ways to live with it so that it didn’t put a burden on my everyday life. […]
Eating disorder recovery is like a break-up. You go through stages. First, you realize how toxic & self-destructive the eating disorder is, the degree & level of control it has over you & how it stops you from really living. Then, you make the big […]
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” By: Eleanor Roosevelt It’s easy to let words get to us, to let them eat away at us, to let them bring us down & make us question our ultimate purpose. But in the grand […]
There’s a fine line between WANTING to work out & NEEDING to work out. I’m sure you guys may have noticed that I don’t take many rest days & to some, it might look as though I push myself harder than I should. Fact is, […]
Why You Might Lie Your Way Through Therapy Before It Starts To Work & Why You Shouldn’t Beat Yourself Up Over It.
One truth about recovery or treatment for any mental illness is that you might lie your way through therapy at first. I did too. I cancelled & skipped appointments & pretended I was “working late”. I sat through hour long sessions with a therapist I […]
Sometimes, the answer to feeling better, to making things right & to overcoming adversity is to look EVERYTHING you’ve been avoiding straight in the eye & face it. Easier said than done, I know. Take it from me, the girl who repressed every trauma, every […]
The Truth About Weight Restoration & Distribution & Learning To Eat Intuitively In Eating Disorder Recovery.
Hey babes! Today, I’m coming at you with a spontaneous & unplanned post because just as I was about to answer another message, I realized just how often this question comes up. AND RIGHTFULLY SO! I felt it would be a good idea to get […]
This Too Shall Pass. It’s True a.k.a. Why What Seems Like The Worst Day, Week or Month Ever Always Passes.
EVERYTHING IS TEMPORARY. Every emotion we experience is temporary. Every time we feel uncomfortable or afraid eventually ends. Things that made us afraid or uncomfortable a month, week or day ago eventually become comfortable & possible. Some feelings & experiences take longer to pass & cause […]