Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. But for this blogger, it also marks the onset of her anorexia. From Top Eating Disorder Recovery Blogger, how the ashes on her forehead redefines the guilt from her past. #catholic #edrecovery #recovery #lent Continue reading Ashes from a Burned Up Past
Looking back, living with an eating disorder not only enslaves the body to a destructive disease, but also the heart. Top Recovery Blogger reveals the freedom that comes with vulnerability. Turns out love is the true secret to recovery. #edrecoveryContinue reading The Safe, Decaying Heart
Hebrews 11:1 – “Faith is confidence in what we hope for, and assurance in what we do not see.” How this verse saved an anorexic girl’s life, and how it will save 2021. Continue reading Confidence in 2021
In 2021, we’ve reached our lockdown limit. Social isolation can only be the norm for so long. Jesus shows just enough to make faith possible, but hides just enough to make faith necessary. #catholic #covidContinue reading 2021: Craving Human Connection
Recovery from an eating disorder is a lifelong journey. Even after 13 years, a trip up can and will happen. From Top Eating Disorder Recovery Blogger, how to overcome triggering comments and situations. #recovery Continue reading Fighting Demons
In #recovery, sometimes the greatest source of encouragement is knowing that *it’s possible.* It’s knowing that if someone else can make it, you can too. #edrecovery #mentalhealthContinue reading An Ally in Trench Warfare
On this New Year’s Eve, we’re seeing it everywhere: “Goodbye 2020, and GOOD RIDDANCE!” But is that really the attitude we want to bring with us into 2021? What recovery from anorexia taught this young woman about learning from the past, to move forward. #edrecoveryContinue reading Good Riddance?
It is with a heavy heart that I share tonight’s blog post. This weekend, we lost a member of the eating disorder recovery community. Eating disorders are so grossly misunderstood.
It is my prayer that we can raise awareness about the severity and warning signs of such a devastating disease – which has the highest mortality rate of all mental illnesses. Continue reading In Memoriam
Sometimes the thing we’re most afraid of is the very thing that sets us free. After recovery from an eating disorder, letting someone into my past and letting love in is a difficult, scary task. Turns out, my fears were completely off on all accounts. And love is, perhaps, the most beautiful, freeing, healing thing of all! #edrecoveryContinue reading Read this if you’re Afraid to Love
Christmas and the holidays are acutely difficult for people struggling with eating disorders. From Top Eating Disorder Recovery blogger, BeautyBeyondBones: what she needed to hear to when she was in the throes of anorexia, to save her life and overcome Christmas anxiety. #recovery #edrecovery Continue reading What I Needed to Hear: Christmas Vs. Anorexia