I would start this blog by saying I can't believe it's been a whole year, but I ~can~ believe it's been a whole year since I launched @feedmerecovery! Starting this blog and my instagram had always been something I'd wanted to do, but I didn't get around to it until August 15th, 2017. I just … Continue reading It’s been one whole year!
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
This last month has been busy for me. I feel like I haven't been writing on here as much as I used to and that makes me really *REALLY* sad because writing is something I love and this blog is something I've always wanted to do. That all being said, I'm a grad student, I … Continue reading What I did in March
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
Self care can be a glamorized topic for our generation. Scroll on instagram and you can see champagne, bubble baths, and rose petals, but I'm guessing the majority of us don't necessarily have the time or the money to make our self care that lavish. (If you do, more power to ya.) Self care is … Continue reading Self care (is actually self compassion)
I've said it on my blog before that I don't think sharing our eating disorders story is helpful, so that's why I've vowed to never share mine. I think for many, hearing how sick other people were awakens the beast, which immediately starts telling us that we aren't and never were 'sick enough.' Now, if you've … Continue reading Re(dis)covery
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