The Weight of a Memory

Woman holding vintage Polaroid camera

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Holiday Tips and Tricks for Recovery

People clinking drinks at Christmas dinner

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Life Is Beautiful

Pink and yellow flowers

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So Much More to Life

Close up view of two people playing field hockey

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Beautiful Moments in Recovery

Woman in ballet pose near a body of water

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Life is Worth Living

People gathered watching fireworks

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Things I No Longer Worry About

Black women doing yoga

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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 […]

\”This Was The Best Of All Worlds\”

John F. Kennedy once said, \”As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.\” As cliche it is to begin a blog post with a historical quote, this cliche is entirely warranted because of the weekend I just had. The 2017 ANAD […]