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've been getting a lot of questions lately on instagram that focus all around recovery: how to do it, how to enjoy it, and most of all, how the heck to stay sane when it gets super tough. I figured I would do a blog to address some of these questions, cause it seems like … Continue reading RECOVERY FAQs
Now that my fiance and I have been together for almost 4 years, Valentine's Day is not at big of a deal as it used to be. This Valentine's Day we had a brunch date since my fiance is a sports writer and works nights (cause I guess that's when sports games happen?). We ended … Continue reading Valentine’s Day!
In our diet and exercise obsessed culture, you'll hear a lot of people say "the only workout you'll regret is the one you don't do." As far as I'm concerned, that's false. And it's also inherently tied in diet culture because if you're mad at yourself for not working out, that sounds like you've got … Continue reading Exercising in recovery
***note: some of the images below may contain triggering content, but the purpose of including these images is to point out how stupid ads are*** It's that time of year, y'all! If you turn on your TV (or worse, go to the check-out aisle in your local grocery store) you'll find a SLEW of diet … Continue reading Diet ads are so dumb they’re sometimes comical
A lot of people ask me specific questions about my eating disorder and my own recovery journey, but believe it or not, that's not what this blog is about. I choose to not share specific details about my own struggle because I think sharing your story can trigger people. Ask yourself this: why are you … Continue reading Why I won’t share ‘my eating disorder story’
Exercise is a strange thing in our society, and it's even stranger when you realize that most people don't enjoy it. I often hear women (and men, but mostly women) make comments about "burning off that big burrito" or "good for you for going to the gym." Listen, I get it. We are brainwashed by … Continue reading Enjoyable exercise exists?