What They Forgot To Teach You.

394,200. 394,200 minutes. That’s nearly 27 months’ worth of time. 27 months spent in classrooms, advisor offices, internship sites, interviews, and observation labs. And this was just graduate school. 394,200 minutes and I can count on 1 hand how many of those were dedicated to truly teaching what it really takes to be an effective […]

I Never Leave The House Without Saying \”I Love You.\”

Hey, remember me?! I’m that pissed off gal from a few posts ago who was raised to believe that bread and cheese were the enemy!? I mean, if that doesn’t ring any bells, head over to https://staging2.seanm205.sg-host.com//blog/step-aside-ww-we-wont-let-you-win/ to get caught up! “Kurbo”, for those of you who don’t know, is the name of the harmful […]

I Never Leave The House Without Saying \”I Love You.\”

Hey, remember me?! I’m that pissed off gal from a few posts ago who was raised to believe that bread and cheese were the enemy!? I mean, if that doesn’t ring any bells, head over to https://staging2.seanm205.sg-host.com//blog/step-aside-ww-we-wont-let-you-win/ to get caught up! “Kurbo”, for those of you who don’t know, is the name of the harmful […]

I Never Leave The House Without Saying \”I Love You.\”

Hey, remember me?! I’m that pissed off gal from a few posts ago who was raised to believe that bread and cheese were the enemy!? I mean, if that doesn’t ring any bells, head over to https://staging2.seanm205.sg-host.com//blog/step-aside-ww-we-wont-let-you-win/ to get caught up! “Kurbo”, for those of you who don’t know, is the name of the harmful […]

Step Aside, WW. We Won\’t Let You Win.

About 2 years ago, my therapist asked the seemingly harmless, but nevertheless annoying, question of “What is your first memory of food and your body?” I mean, can’t blame the lady for asking, we had been chipping away at understanding my history with an eating disorder and why it was at the age of 24, […]

Step Aside, WW. We Won\’t Let You Win.

About 2 years ago, my therapist asked the seemingly harmless, but nevertheless annoying, question of “What is your first memory of food and your body?” I mean, can’t blame the lady for asking, we had been chipping away at understanding my history with an eating disorder and why it was at the age of 24, […]

Step Aside, WW. We Won\’t Let You Win.

About 2 years ago, my therapist asked the seemingly harmless, but nevertheless annoying, question of “What is your first memory of food and your body?” I mean, can’t blame the lady for asking, we had been chipping away at understanding my history with an eating disorder and why it was at the age of 24, […]

Recovery Story #31: One Day I Will Have The Strength To Fully Let Go.

I was sexually assaulted as a child and teen. But ultimately, I was left with an abundance of shame and guilt over my body. I felt the need to have some kind of control over my body, which was found through food. Secondary trauma was what brought me back into my eating disorder. From a […]

There Is No Room For Shame On My Dinner Plate.

\”I am thankful for my struggle, for without it I would not have stumbled across my strength.\”  These are the words that keep me grounded throughout the holidays. Every time the last Thursday of November rolls around I feel my eating disorder trying to creep back up from the depths of recovery it\’s been buried […]

It Simply Means That You Are Human

We know her name. We dance to her music. We\’ve spent years admiring her strength. But it wasn\’t until just recently we started admiring her for much more. Her unnerving, almost brutally honest transparency about her past addictions and current eating disorder relapse make Demi Lovato a role model that we can all learn something […]