Change does not happen just because we want it. Change takes work. Change takes effort. Change takes courage. Make changes to start living the life you want and the life that you deserve. It’s so worth it in the end!
I found an old letter to myself that ended: “I’m really glad you gave recovery a shot because for all its faults, I like it so much better than being sick. I’m so proud of you and I look forward to seeing what comes next. Because things are […]
For so long I thought there was something wrong with me. I thought I was too different to ever be able to fit in in this world. My highly sensitive personality and introverted nature got mixed up with social anxiety, depression, and an eating disorder. It’s easy to […]
I know it can be a fear when you recover (from *insert condition here*) that you will lose all of your support. It’s such a nice change when in treatment to feel cared for and looked after. But I promise you, recovery is not the end. The relationships […]
The truth is, if you could have done it, you would have. No more blaming yourself for all the things you haven’t done in life. No more blaming yourself for the things you didn’t say years ago. For the graduations, parties, weddings, and funerals you’ve missed. For the […]
Movement is almost as important as eating during eating disorder recovery. Note, I said movement, not exercise. There are countless benefits of movement including elevating mood, decreasing anxiety, improving digestion and strengthening bones. One of the questions I often hear people ask is “will I ever have a […]