Recovery

Why You Don’t Have To Hide The Hard Times

Why You Don’t Have To Hide The Hard Times

Loving my body is hard these days. We all go through hard times & there’s no pride in hiding it or pretending it’s not the case. So much of what we see on the gram makes it seem like everybody’s life is perfect & if […]

Opening Up About My Struggle With Binging

Opening Up About My Struggle With Binging

TRUTH: There was a point in my recovery where I went through extreme bouts of binging. I was fully weight restored & it scared the heck out of me. So, I slipped up & started restricting all over again. I’d find excuses for why I […]

Why Belief Is The First Step To Healing

Why Belief Is The First Step To Healing

Every time you eat is an opportunity to nourish yourself, mind, body & soul. For so many years, I used the control over food as a vehicle to repress & feed my emotions. I ate just to eat. Sometimes, I starved to numb the pain; […]

Accept The Help; It’s Worth It.

Accept The Help; It’s Worth It.

This is me. two years ago almost to the day. Fresh after a face-plant in my garage as I forced myself to carry boxes of my law books & office supplies after deciding to prioritize my health & recovery & taking medical leave from my […]

There’s No Shame In Living Your Truth

There’s No Shame In Living Your Truth

To be completely honest with you guys, I had one of the most anxiety-provoking days in a while. And my anxiety has been flaring up a lot more frequently these days. That’s the thing with anxiety – it comes in bouts. Sometimes, I hardly know […]

To Be Helped, Hurt, Left & Loved

To Be Helped, Hurt, Left & Loved

“God doesn’t give you the people you want. He gives you the people you need. To help you, to hurt you, to leave you, to love you & to make you the person you were meant to be”. I know this is true. Now more […]

My Eating Disorder & Skincare Journey

My Eating Disorder & Skincare Journey

In September 2017, I was seven months into anorexia recovery. I was using high quality skincare, freshly weight restored & still struggling with gut health & digestion In January 2018, I was still using high quality skincare, on a health journey, but struggling with binging […]

3 Years Later…

3 Years Later…

CRAZY how much can change in just 3 years & I’m not just talking physically. In 3 years, my ENTIRE life has completely changed. I don’t even recognize myself in 2016… all I see is a facade. I’m smiling but I’m broken. 2017? I’m struggling HARD […]

Why Sometimes We Need “Off” Days

Why Sometimes We Need “Off” Days

Real talk: I really needed yoga tonight so I almost didn’t go. Makes sense, right? It doesn’t really, but you guys know yoga is something I have a hard time with & you might also know that I have a history of repressing & hiding […]

Whatever Happens To You Belongs To You.

Whatever Happens To You Belongs To You.

“The most terrible, beautiful & interesting things happen in a life. Whatever happens to you belongs to you. Make it yours. Feed it to yourself even if it feels impossible to swallow. Let it nurture you, because it will”. I want you to pinpoint that […]