Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2015 – Talking Saves Lives

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Each year from February 1 – 7 is Eating Disorders Awareness Week in Canada and each year there is a different topic or focus – this year’s topic is that Talking Saves Lives. This is something that hits close to home for me so I thought I would share! When I first started realizing that

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Blaming the Body

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On Monday I was in yoga class and something really strange happened, I suddenly became very aware and self-conscious of my body, specifically my stomach. I had just had a great day at work and was excited to be at yoga, my practice was hard but felt really great. We were 10 minutes from the

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Thoughts on “Progress”

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Progress: Forward or onward movement towards a destination. In the normal world progress is something that is pretty cut and dry, either you are closer to your goals than you were yesterday or you aren’t. You have more money in the bank, are closer to buying a house or getting a new and better job.

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A Girl Awaiting Rescue

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“A girl expecting rescue never learns to save herself. Even with the means, she will find her courage wanting.” ― Kate Morton, The Forgotten Garden I spent years waiting for someone to rescue me, and letting the people who love me try SO hard to save me. They spent so much money, energy, time, gas,

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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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