It's that time of year again--and it's hard to believe that I'm even typing that. I feel like just yesterday I was posting the twelve days of recovery tips over on the @feedmerecovery instagram and it was my first holiday season with both my blog and my instagram account! If there's one thing I hear … Continue reading The Holidays are HERE!
If you scroll through Instagram and poke around in the various corners of the recovery community on the internet, you'll likely stumble upon photos of people in their underwear, information about weight lost/gained, and a decent amount of people who are still focusing on their bodies and the numbers that come along with recovery. Eating … Continue reading Why we shouldn’t be focused on numbers in recovery
Something I've gotten a lot of messages about recently on instagram is the vicious restrict/binge cycle. A lot of people message me asking about certain behaviors, why they are so hungry, how to stop restricting/binging, and to discuss the different stages of recovery they're in. Every time I get one of these messages, I think … Continue reading The restrict/binge cycle and patience in recovery
To the people who were my friends when I was sick, and to the people who have continued to get smaller while I've gotten bigger: My body has changed a lot, I feel this strange desire to say that off the bat even though it's physically obvious. Sometimes my eating disorder will get worried about … Continue reading To the people who have noticed I’ve gained weight
So with this new questions thing on instagram, I've gotten some great questions and I decided to write this blog because there's a LOT I want to say in response to a lot of them (but I can't really do that with just a screen on my insta story.) So, bear with me, thanks to … Continue reading Q&As from Instagram
I am not going to lie...every single time someone congratulates me on getting engaged and then asks me about our wedding plans, I cringe a little bit. NOT because it's a stressful planning process, and NOT because I don't want to talk about it. I cringe because there's a part of me that is WAITING … Continue reading Wedding (diet) Culture
I have seen a lot of STUPID stuff on the internet lately. And by stupid stuff, I mean inherently disordered things cloaked in the world of recovery and diet culture. Let's face it: not everyone on this planet sees diet culture for what it is. Some people--even though they claim to have knowledge about food, … Continue reading Thoughts on diet culture lately