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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Rediscovering Myself

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When I was about 3 years old my mom and I were out shopping and she got me an Easter egg to snack on. She thought it was such a wonderful treat that any child would LOVE to have. I took the egg and threw it away, grabbing instead for the salty pepperette she had

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“Comfort” Zone

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I recently heard someone describe what their comfort zone looks like: a nice soft comfy arm chair that is cozy and warm and you never want to get up out of. In that moment I realized that my comfort zone is the exact opposite. My comfort zone is dangerous and frightening. My comfort zone is

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Possible Reprieve (TW BMI)

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Enigma: a person or thing that is mysterious, puzzling, or difficult to understand and the word my dietician used to describe my body’s weight gain.  17 months ago I started some much needed weight restoration and ever since then I have gained anywhere from 1-5lbs per week. Even after passing through the entire healthy BMI

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