If you have ever had a roasted chicken or turkey, you have probably come across a wishbone or 2 in your life. It is a tiny little bone and you wrap your pinky finger around one side while a friend has the other; close your eyes to make a wish and pull, whoever gets the
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When we think of celebrations we tend to think of the things most people celebrate; birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, births, graduations. Today I am celebrating an anniversary, but not an ordinary anniversary – today is the first anniversary of my new purge-free life. The ability to keep your food down is not something “normal” people celebrate.
Sometimes when going about my day I see almost a ghost of myself doing the same thing weeks, months or even years ago. It’s like I’m remembering what life was like then, but I feel the same way I used to for a brief moment, almost like a ghost of myself from another life has
For the last 5 weeks I have been having an incredibly hard time with body image. I had a major crisis of faith and a moment of clarity that told me I had to continue to fight for recovery. I made that decision not because it was easy but because I knew it was what
Hunger is a fairly basic feeling, it’s one of the first things a human being feels after birth. As infants we cry from discomfort and as toddlers we learn to name that twinge in our stomachs as hunger. As children we intuitively eat when we are hungry and stop eating when we are full, we