Binge eating disorder is an eating disorder characterized by episodes of uncontrollable eating, typically not followed by compensatory behaviors. People often get confused and believe that if they are engaging in a binge, they automatically meet criteria for a BED diagnosis, but that’s not always the case! Let’s break it down by taking a look … Continue reading Is it Binge Eating Disorder (BED) or are you stuck in a vicious cycle?
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
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
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)
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
The other night when I had dinner with a friend, I heard myself say something that I thought quite nicely described the view point on life lately: happiness is hard work. What I mean by that is that happiness doesn't just happen. It doesn't just come, good relationships don't just pop up, and anything worth … Continue reading Happiness is hard work