REAL TALK: ED RECOVERY

REAL TALK: ED RECOVERY

The thoughts of an individual going through recovery for an eating disorder or any type an addiction can be misunderstood by others or downplayed by the one suffering. Below is a post that I wrote on social media in response to the picture showed here. I want to share...
THE STRUGGLES OF A FIT CHICK

THE STRUGGLES OF A FIT CHICK

If you are a fit chick, you will understand these daily struggles… -Peeing like a racehorse. When we’re downing a gallon or more of water, people  start to question our frequent bathroom breaks. -Speaking of bathroom breaks, sitting on a toilet after leg...
TURNING MY EATING DISORDER INTO MY PASSION

TURNING MY EATING DISORDER INTO MY PASSION

I had the privilage to share my story with students of a health class through a series of questions. Sunnie Tobia, a health and physical education teacher in Rochester, NY, asked me to speak about how I turned my eating disorder into my passion. Part of their...
NON-SCALE VICTORIES

NON-SCALE VICTORIES

Let’s talk about the importance of  non-scale victories. It is so easy to get caught up in the numbers on the scale. It can become an obsession when we weigh ourselves every day (or even multiple times per day) and it’s disheartening if the numbers aren’t going...
30 THINGS PEOPLE WITH EATING DISORDERS WISH YOU KNEW

30 THINGS PEOPLE WITH EATING DISORDERS WISH YOU KNEW

The eating disorder world is a dark place and very hard to understand if you have never been there. My battle began with anorexia when I was 18 years old, which led me to being hospitalized by the age of 19.  Throughout all my treatments, therapy sessions, living with...
NATIONAL EATING DISORDER WEEK 2017

NATIONAL EATING DISORDER WEEK 2017

Today marks the first day of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (February 26-March 5) held by the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA). This year’s theme is “It’s Time to Talk About It”. There are so many myths and assumptions about...

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