What I’ve Learned in Recovery

   I promised myself that I wasn’t going to make a Thanksgiving post.   Because honestly, scanning the blogosphere, if I see another post about “Pumpkin Pie,” “What I’m Grateful For,” or my favorite…”How Not to Gain Weight During the Holidays”…I’m going to hurl. Dramatic much?   😛   But seriously, it’s undeniable. The interwebsContinue reading What I’ve Learned in Recovery

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Weight Restored Does Not Mean Fat

Why is it that we fear the unknown? I don’t know about you, but whenever there’s a big event or activity or milestone in the future, I always prepare for the worst. It’s a bad habit I guess. For example. Whenever I go to a party or something, in my mind, I’m always like, “whatContinue reading Weight Restored Does Not Mean Fat

The Art of Self-Soothing

I’ll tell you what, you can learn a lot from kids. As many of you know, I’m an actor. And my “survival job” is being a nanny. Glamorous, I know. But ever since I started being around kids more, I have learned so. much. about myself and development and just human nature. And surprise surprise….howContinue reading The Art of Self-Soothing

Enough’s Enough

Sometimes, you’ve got to take a good, hard look in the mirror and say, “Enough’s enough.” And friends, that is a very frank and very difficult conversation to have with yourself. In just two little words. For in that small-but-powerful statement…shit.gets.real. A lot of times, in recovery, you can get…a little too comfortable. I know I did,Continue reading Enough’s Enough

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