1.You are visibly ill. You have to look sick in order to actually be sick. When people hear you have an eating disorder their first initial thought is "Huh, well you don't look like you have one." or "You look healthy to me" What they don't understand is that its not all physical … Continue reading The Worst Assumptions People Make About Living With an Eating Disorder
An early Saturday morning, coffee dripping, I rise from bed excited for whats about to unfold. A new adventure awaits. I start gathering my final things before hitting the road with my husband. I quickly grab a yogurt so that I have some fuel to run off of, knowing this is going to be … Continue reading What my 8 Mile 3700 in elevation gain Hike taught me about self love.
Three Months, since intensive outpatient treatment. I remember how scared and unsure I was about "Graduating" from IOP, yet a surge of excitement tingled throughout my body. I couldn't wait to implement the new tools and knowledge I had gained while completely surrendering myself to some of the hardest months of my life thus far. … Continue reading Self Acceptance at any age?