Looks Aren’t Everything

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I was a bridesmaid in my best friend’s wedding last month. The work up to the wedding was very hard on me with dresses and fittings, dinners and everyone around me losing weight. I somehow survived it all and made it to the big day; I bought spanx, continued eating according to my meal plan,

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Thoughts on Self-Definitions Through Recovery

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Self-Definitions We walk through most of our lives with a pretty clear idea of who we are, even if we feel lost an uncertain. We may not know what we like or what we want to do but we have a sense of who we are at the core. Recovering from my eating disorder has

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Thoughts on “Firsts”

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Throughout recovery one of the most annoying things people said to me was “It’ll get easier”. I would spit horrible words and thoughts back at them; how did they know, I’d been at this for so long and it was only getting harder, that was easy for them to say, maybe for other people it

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Thoughts on Creating a Life Worth Living

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Choosing to recover from an eating disorder is one of the most terrifying things a person can do. For months, years or maybe even decades your entire world has been dominated by food, shape and weight worries. I spent years breeding intense self-hatred and developed my eating disorder slowly over 13 years. It became the

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