You Are Entitled To Do What You Want.

The first time I ever saw Chrissy Metz, who plays Kate in the phenomenally popular TV Series This Is Us, was when she was about to weigh herself. Each time before she got on the scale, there was one more article of clothing or piece of jewelry that she had to take off in the […]

I Matter Too: Samantha’s Story

At ten years old, Samantha felt that something just wasn’t quite right – feeling wrong in her body, becoming rigid not only with her food, but also with her routine, and exercise, and lastly tying her worth to a number on a scale. By age twelve she was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa: restricting sub type. In […]

Maybe Next Week Will Be Better…

So, my friend and I have had this running joke, for nearly a year, that goes a little something like this… Bad things happen (ie- lice, broken bones, flu, lung infection, cracked windshield, etc) BTW all that crap happened within 1 month of each other! We laugh and roll our eyes And then we say […]

BROKEN AND ASHAMED: MARIE’S EATING DISORDER STORY.

Sponsored Blog Post: We are grateful to Magnolia Creek for this recovery story and outlining the essence of their incredible work. So often we think diets are the answer to our weight loss and for some the key to happiness.  For Marie, a diet at age 10 was the gateway to an eating disorder. As one of […]

You Are Not Selfish, You Are Human.

Oh, does it feel good to be typing again! I was down for the count for nearly a week with the flu and a severe lung infection. Let me preface this by saying, I hate being sick! I always have and as far as I can tell, I always will. And yes, nobody really enjoys […]

Listen Up, Hollywood!

Even though Women’s History Month officially ended a week ago, I’m of the firm opinion that honoring women who are doing good work and promoting positive body image is something that should be shouted from the rooftops 365 days a year. So today, in recognition of someone who’s taking on one of the most difficult […]

It Just Doesn\’t Matter.

February 20th, 2019. I’m tucked away, ready for bed.  But of course, my mind is not the least bit tired. But not because I cannot stop thinking about calories or exercising, nor what I am going to eat for dinner on Sunday or how on Earth I am going to keep juggling a million and […]

It Just Doesn\’t Matter.

February 20th, 2019. I’m tucked away, ready for bed.  But of course, my mind is not the least bit tired. But not because I cannot stop thinking about calories or exercising, nor what I am going to eat for dinner on Sunday or how on Earth I am going to keep juggling a million and […]

It Just Doesn\’t Matter.

February 20th, 2019. I’m tucked away, ready for bed.  But of course, my mind is not the least bit tired. But not because I cannot stop thinking about calories or exercising, nor what I am going to eat for dinner on Sunday or how on Earth I am going to keep juggling a million and […]

At Any Cost, I Will Be Remembered As More.

In just a few short months, I will be celebrating 6 years since I began my recovery journey. 6 years of hard work, exhausting therapy, body changes, and new opportunities. There have been days that have brought me to my knees and nearly sent me back to the familiar warmth of my ED. There have […]