Owning Your Story: Embracing Vulnerability in Recovery

Before I made the decision to start this blog, I spent a lot of time thinking about whether or not I wanted to commit to it. I love helping others, and I really wanted to use my own experiences to provide hope and encouragement for other people working toward recovery. But as much as I … Continue reading Owning Your Story: Embracing Vulnerability in Recovery

Learning to Accept Your Body (Even When You Don’t Love Your Body)

The other day, someone asked me what has been most helpful for me in my journey toward making peace with weight gain in recovery. It wasn’t an easy question to answer at first. A lot of things have contributed to where I am today. As I thought more about it, one number kept popping into … Continue reading Learning to Accept Your Body (Even When You Don’t Love Your Body)

Redefining “Healthy” in Eating Disorder Recovery

When asked to imagine a healthy person, what do you picture? For a lot of you, images of toned bodies holding kettlebells, eating salads, or drinking protein shakes probably pop into your mind. This is the image of health that most of us have been sold our entire lives. We picture a “healthy person” as … Continue reading Redefining “Healthy” in Eating Disorder Recovery

What My ED Recovery Really Looks Like

I realized when looking through my last few posts that this blog was starting to sound a little preachy... like some kind of "How To" manual for Eating Disorder recovery.  Which was definitely not the intention of this blog!  Though I am a therapist, I am also a human (and a hot mess one a … Continue reading What My ED Recovery Really Looks Like