My Mom’s Near Death Experience – In Her Own Words

*Before we jump into tonight’s amazing story (I can say that because it’s not mine 🙂 ) I have 2 quick announcements. Thank you to everyone who has bought my book, Bloom. I am so humbled by the incredible feedback you’ve been sharing with me. It really means a lot. And there are still copiesContinue reading My Mom’s Near Death Experience – In Her Own Words

The Problem with Tough Love in Eating Disorder Recovery

When I talk to people who lived through my anorexia with me, the overwhelming theme is that people didn’t know how they could help me. They felt their hands were tied. They saw their friend/daughter/sister rapidly wasting away right before their eyes, and they felt helpless. They didn’t know how to get through to me.Continue reading The Problem with Tough Love in Eating Disorder Recovery

Finding ‘The Why’

I had one of those experiences last night where I could literally feel my heart swell inside of my chest. And not because I ran into my former scene partner from acting school who literally is the doppelgänger of Enrique Eglasias. Hubba hubba. Yeah no. Sorry, completely inappropriate for the topic of tonight’s post. Although…is itContinue reading Finding ‘The Why’

Losing my Phone & Finding God

Show of hands: How many of you have ever lost your phone before? Hah – yeahhhh. For those that are blessed enough to not be sheepishly raising their hand right now, let’s just say — it is a nightmare I wouldn’t wish on Regina George. So I lost my phone on Saturday night. And beforeContinue reading Losing my Phone & Finding God

16 Years Forogtten 

You know what is terrifying? The fact that most high school seniors were born after September 11, 2001. Yep. Seniors in high school. Did not experience 9/11. Many were born after the terror attacks. My mind. Can’t. Comprehend. It’s been 16 years. The slogan has been and always will be: 9/11: Never Forget.  Never Forget theContinue reading 16 Years Forogtten 

Preparation: A Lesson from Hurricane Irma

I don’t know about you, but it seems like the level of devastation and destruction is at an all time high here recently. Between Harvey and Irma, mother nature has been giving us a run for our money. And I just want to say, my heart and prayers go out to all those who haveContinue reading Preparation: A Lesson from Hurricane Irma


First off — Just wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who bought my book, Bloom: A Journal by BeautyBeyondBones and for your encouragement and support! You guys absolutely rock 🙂 And there are definitely still copies available…wink wink. 🙂 OK, so I just wanted to wrap up my Iceland adventure tonight withContinue reading ICELAND STOLE MY HEART