Recovery

My Journey With Generalized Anxiety, Why I Said “No” To Anxiety Meds & How I Cope With My Anxiety Naturally

My Journey With Generalized Anxiety, Why I Said “No” To Anxiety Meds & How I Cope With My Anxiety Naturally

My Journey With Generalized Anxiety, Why I Said “No” To Anxiety Meds & How I Cope With My Anxiety Naturally Why I Said “No” To Meds I have diagnosed generalized anxiety. It’s out in the open & I’m not afraid to admit it. It’s a […]

Why Toast Doesn’t Have To Scare You Anymore & How To Make Healthier Creamy Nutella

Why Toast Doesn’t Have To Scare You Anymore & How To Make Healthier Creamy Nutella

When I started recovery, I remember the days I woke up dreading getting out of bed because it meant “MEAL PLAN ON”. It meant I had to eat breakfast. I couldn’t skip it or pretend I ate. I couldn’t prepare the food, play around with […]

Why Food Doesn’t Determine Your Success Or Failure.

Why Food Doesn’t Determine Your Success Or Failure.

When I was little, I associated success with convincing my parents to get me a new Barbie & failure with falling off my bike. As I grew up, success & failure became about academic accomplishments, aspirations & relationships. When I got sick, success & failure […]

Why Your Recovery Is Entirely Up To YOU – If You Want It, Go After It – Chase It!

Why Your Recovery Is Entirely Up To YOU – If You Want It, Go After It – Chase It!

The most difficult thing about ANY mental illness is that recovery is ENTIRELY up to YOU. It’s not like waking up one day & having an epiphany that you aren’t happy in a relationship & ending it in hopes to find someone better; it’s not […]

On A Health Journey? Consistency Is Key!

On A Health Journey? Consistency Is Key!

If I had to sum up my health journey in one word, it would be: consistency. Yes, you need motivation to start. Yes, you need discipline on days where your motivation isn’t as strong. Yes, you need commitment & dedication to realistic short-term goals. BUT, […]

Why You Have To Want Your Own Healing To Really Heal.

Why You Have To Want Your Own Healing To Really Heal.

Do you ever look back on your life, at a specific event that hurt you or that left a mark on you or do you ever just look at your life in general & think to yourself “WOW, how did I get through that?!”. This […]

Intuitive Eating 101

Intuitive Eating 101

Let’s talk INTUITIVE EATING! Before I was able to practice it, I felt so much pressure because it was so hard for me to grasp & understand what it actually meant. Before I get into it, I just want to put it out there that […]

Close Your Eyes, She Said; It Will Help, She Said & Why Our Eyes Deceive Us Just As Much As They Guide Us.

Close Your Eyes, She Said; It Will Help, She Said & Why Our Eyes Deceive Us Just As Much As They Guide Us.

Do you ever wish you could just close your eyes & make everything going on around you stop? Make it go away & disappear forever? This happens to me ALL THE TIME. Life gets SO overwhelming with all the tasks, to-do lists, obstacles + responsibilities […]

Let’s Talk Food Guilt!

Let’s Talk Food Guilt!

Let’s talk FOOD GUILT We all deal with it & it sucks! I’ve been on both ends of the spectrum: extreme bouts of deprivation & starvation in the lows of my anorexia & devouring tons of food in short time periods without even realizing & […]

Hey Anxiety, You Didn’t Conquer The World Today & It’s OKAY.

Hey Anxiety, You Didn’t Conquer The World Today & It’s OKAY.

The other day, I listened to a Saje Wellness Well Now podcast about anxiety & I’ve been repeating a quote I heard in non stop: “You didn’t conquer the world today. It’s okay.” One of the worst symptoms of my anxiety is restlessness. Fighting with […]