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
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'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
A huge, huge, HUGE part of recovery for me is body acceptance. I’m not saying we have to love our bodies…we just have to deal with them. As someone who is in recovery from an eating disorder, learning to accept my body and be comfortable living in it has been a trip and a half. … Continue reading Set Point Theory
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
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
I feel like pretty often, when I'm scrolling through instagram or clicking through people's stories, I find pictures of people's tummies, butts, thighs, boobs, you name it. A lot of people in the recovery world like to share pictures of their bodies in a way that promotes self love in an authentic way. Most of … Continue reading Why do people really post body pics on instagram?