Anorexia by The Numbers: Causes, Prevelance, and Recovery Rates

What is Anorexia? Anorexia is an eating disorder characterized by failure to maintain an adequate body weight, body image disturbance, … More

Recovery Milestones: Thanksgiving + The Turkey Trot

At the beginning of recovery, there was an unspoken understanding between myself and my treatment team: If I wanted to recover, … More

Seven Tips For Navigating the Holidays during Eating Disorder Recovery

  Eating disorder recovery can be daunting around the holiday season. Halloween is centered around mini-chocolate candies and pumpkin-spice everything.  … More

Thoughts on To the Bone: Unmasking the Myths and Misconceptions Surrounding Eating Disorders

*Trigger Warning: The contents in the post may be triggering/bothersome for individuals who struggle with eating disorders/disordered eating, but that … More

Pizza, Cookies, & Kiwi: A glimpse into intuitive eating

When I first began recovery I couldn’t eat a meal without thinking about, calculating, & analyzing was in it. How … More

Fat Phobia

Today I had a conversation with one of my campers that caught me off guard: Some of my girls was … More

Food Adventures

For people with eating disorders, situations surrounding food, restaurants, and eating with other people can cause a lot of distress. … More

The Story I Never Thought I Would Write

As I previously mentioned, I knew that I had a problem but I didn’t know how to give it a voice it… I thought I had an eating disorder but I wanted others to understand; I wanted them to know that I wasn’t looking for attention and that I wasn’t acting the way that I was on purpose. I didn’t understand what was wrong with me, and because I couldn’t understand, I didn’t think that anyone else would. I wanted help but I wanted it to be simple and easy. I didn’t want others to see my weakness. I didn’t want to be the latest topic of conversation. I didn’t want people to approach me about my weight or diet or exercise; doing that would force me to face my problems head on and not hide behind my eating disorder.

Destruction from Within: 4 Reasons why you should Stop Dieting TODAY

I’ve said it once, & I will say it 1,000 times again until my friends, family, & future clients understand: … More