The other night, one of my closest friends, Danielle, messaged me on instagram saying "can you PLEASE do a blog on why I hate Whole 30?" I took a screen shot and posted it to my story in hopes of showing others that even people who aren't in recovery and aren't super involved in the anti-diet scene can see … Continue reading I asked my non-ED friends what they think about Whole 30 and they went off
We hear it over and over: the freshman fifteen, the idea that once you get over the age of 50 you just "stop caring" about your appearance, how women everywhere need to "bounce back" to their pre-pregnancy body. People are constantly talking about this idea that if your body changes, you've let yourself go. By … Continue reading So you’ve let yourself go…or at least, that’s what diet culture is telling you.
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
Back in 2013 my sister spent some time living in Paris, and my LUCKY ASS got to go visit. BUT of course, I was not doing too hot back then ED-wise so instead of *appreciating* the fact that my parents paid my way and scheduled fun things for us to all do, I spent my … Continue reading I went to Paris (again)
One thing I've learned over the last year of life is how to better handle my stress. I did this thing in undergrad where I would basically get to the end of the semester and then IMPLODE because I would ignore my stress all semester in an attempt to just power through my classes, my … Continue reading What I’ve Learned in Grad School Is…..(also vacation thoughts)
While all clothes shopping can be a stressful experience, jeans seem to be the one that most people really hate. So that being said, I've also got some stuff to say about pants (and why sizes are stupid). Eating disorders are often fueled by numbers, and pants sizes are no exception. Even in recovery, numbers … Continue reading Why sizes SHOULDN’T matter
People often talk about how weight restoring is the hardest part of recovery, but I think this invalidates something I've learned through the last few years of my own recovery. All parts of recovery are hard. While the refeeding process and weight restoring can be physically painful (and emotionally excruciating), I think that this time … Continue reading (weight) Restored