Thoughts on Photos

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I have a really hard time with taking photographs of myself, or allowing them to be taken. I always felt that if there was going to be photographic evidence of what I looked like, I needed to look my best. Only times when I felt thin or beautiful were ever photographed – after fasting, meeting

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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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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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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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