the bathroom scale: weighing my progress

There’s a scale in my bathroom. On the floor, idly waiting for the next customer to take that fateful step. A numbered dial, a red […] Read More

your self-worth in numbers: why YOU matter.

The ingrained fixation on numbers is a hard pill to swallow. On a daily basis, I’m not as number-hungry (pun intended) as I used to […] Read More

steps to take when explaining mental illness to others

“Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes…” What a great-sounding but impossible suggestion. We can muster all our empathy and strength, but we can never […] Read More

eating disorder recovery and body positivity when bloated

We’ve all been there: after enjoying a big meal, your body takes on an expanded persona. Everything feels swelled up. All you want to do […] Read More

growing beyond conditional self-love

Promoting self-love and body positivity in of itself is an honorable movement with a great message. It’s all about accepting your beautiful, healthy self as […] Read More

I’ve gained weight: accepting physical eating disorder recovery

If eating disordered thoughts trigger you, today’s post isn’t for you. But if you’re willing to understand my muddled, racing thoughts, stick around. As the […] Read More

detox from dieting culture

Without fail, the most common resolution to make January 1 is “getting healthier.” Which, for most people, means diving into the vast ocean of dieting […] Read More

to you, from ED: Christmas with an eating disorder

I’m a Christmas junkie. I still relish this time of year even if it has some downsides thrown in. This time of year just isn’t […] Read More

experiencing grief in eating disorder recovery

When hearing the word “grief,” we automatically think of the cliche five stages of emotions in a neat little line, all arising when a loved […] Read More

Numbers Game

I promised last week to have a health update from my last doctor’s appointment, but since I’m giving my body time to adjust itself and […] Read More