A review on the Netflix film, To The Bone about a young woman recovering from anorexia. … More To The Bone
It’s been awhile but I’m back! Excited to share where I am now and all about finding your own unique balance! … More Find Your Balance
Magazines, advertisements, commercials…We can’t get away from the continued talk about diets, weight loss, exercise, food, and body image. Hearing and seeing all of these gimmicks is especially hard in recovery because it continually puts weight and body image on the mind. I get so frustrated always having to turn the channel on the TV … More Girls aren’t born hating their bodies-we teach them to.
“Wake up, you have got to get to the gym.” Feels stomach. Has the thought, “eh not as flat as I would like it to be, guess I should get up and get to the gym class.” Stares in mirror. Fat. Cellulite. Pulls yoga pants up over stomach in hopes of looking more slender. Cocks … More Taunting Voices
I cringe when I think about the holidays. For the past couple of weeks, I have had to give myself a pep talk every morning to prepare myself for them. Holidays bring back memories I rather not relive. A year ago I joined group therapy in conjunction to independent therapy because I was struggling so … More A New Expression
Me and Jim go way back. He was the place I visited at 5 a.m. before school started and the place I went to every evening. He was all I thought about day in and day out. Jim ruled my life and whether I want to admit it or not, he continues to still rule … More My Relationship with Jim
What is there to live for? That is a question I often times ask myself when I feel the set back of my eating disorder. Those times when I cannot imagine living with ED for the rest of my life, when I am fed up and feeling broken. What is there to live for? Love- … More What is there to live for?
Hi all! It has been awhile since I posted. Recently, I came across this article from a nutritionist I follow. She does a weekly newsletter and podcast and this particular one really caught my eye. It is about “fat” people and although I know I am not “fat” or “obese” an eating disorder does not … More The Fat Person On the Plane
Is weighing yourself really worth it?? I think not… I haven’t stepped on a scale in over a year and don’t ever plan to. We don’t need to define ourselves by a number. We are worth so much more than that!
It’s kind of ironic that when you think of a teacher you think of an apple. A nice bright red apple sitting on the corner of her desk. When I think back to elementary school I think of apples on teacher’s desks, apple notepads, apple name tags, apples everywhere! Today I am a teacher and my … More An Apple a Day