You’re Worth It

It took me a long time to press “publish” on this post. Why? I was afraid. Not afraid, in that, I was revealing a particularly personal topic, or afraid to show my heart. Lord knows I’ve done enough of that already on here. But afraid for a different reason. I was afraid to make you uncomfortable. Continue reading You’re Worth It

Battling the Mirror

One of the biggest misconceptions about anorexia and eating disorders, is that the girls (or boys) are incredibly vain. That they’re stuck on themselves, obsessed with their looks, and fatally preoccupied with beauty. That could not be farther from the truth. Sure, maybe the onset of the disease started with a desire to be pretty but byContinue reading Battling the Mirror

Why It’s So Damn Hard to Recover from an Eating Disorder

Anorexia recovery is a conundrum. It’s kind of an oxymoron — like jumbo shrimp, or tiny elephant. How do you recover from a disease where the only way out is to love yourself, but the disease itself dictates that you hate yourself? This post isn’t depressing. I promise. I’m just setting the stage 🙂 ButContinue reading Why It’s So Damn Hard to Recover from an Eating Disorder

An Open Self-#RealTalk Sesh

Sometimes life is less than optimum. For one reason or another, we just feel crummy. Maybe ED’s lies are particularly loud. Perhaps we’re feeling anxiety over an intake increase. Maybe we’re feeling down about our body image. Or we had a squabble with a loved one. Whatever the reason, we’re just feeling crappy, for lack of a better word.Continue reading An Open Self-#RealTalk Sesh

Overcoming Insomnia

It’s 4:21am. You’ve been literally tossing and turning for five hours. Willing yourself to sleep. Begging your brain to just shut down for the day. Pleading your mind to just let you fall asleep. You’ve tried praying. Counting sheep. Listening to music. Counting backwards. But to no avail. You have insomnia. It was the baneContinue reading Overcoming Insomnia