What No One Tells You About Eating Disorder Recovery

Wow, February is going by fast. At the beginning of the month I was so on top of writing on my blog, but then school got so busy! I have still been writing a lot, but most of it has been for class and my school’s student newspaper. It has been great getting real journalism… Continue reading What No One Tells You About Eating Disorder Recovery

Turtles All the Way Down

I tried to exclude any plot twists from this post, but there may be some spoilers. You’ve been warned. It is hard to describe what the struggles of mental illness feel like to those who have never experienced them. Although I may not always have the words, John Green seems to. In his new book,… Continue reading Turtles All the Way Down

That’s Sick, Bro

Today I am coming at you sprawled on the beige carpet of my bedroom floor during a particularly bad plight of insomnia. If sleep isn’t going to happen, I might as well use this hour of the night to divulge my deepest thoughts. Sometimes the best writing happens at the darkest hours of the night… Continue reading That’s Sick, Bro

So, What’s Up?

Well that's a loaded question if I ever heard one. Depends on how much you want to know. Given that I am writing this I am getting to decide how much you know. And honestly that is a scary power to have. I have been through many personal struggles over the course of the last… Continue reading So, What’s Up?

Not Just Surviving, but Thriving

Time is such a crazy thing. Time’s meaning has changed a lot for me in the last two years. Throughout my ED journey I have seen how loaded time can be. I definitely feel that is the case for the last three months. This past August, I moved 877 miles away from home to start… Continue reading Not Just Surviving, but Thriving

Blog, Body Positivity, and Beyond

The other day I was walking back from dinner and talking to a few friends. I don’t remember exactly how we got to the topic, but we were discussing how long we wanted to live and when is a good time to die. Then somehow food got tied into it. My friend said she would… Continue reading Blog, Body Positivity, and Beyond

You’re Beautiful, the Media is Not

Why is it that women are taught to hate their bodies? Why can’t women accept themselves as they are? I have been pondering these questions in the past few days, wondering why I feel like it is wrong to accept my body as it is. It seems like I am not allowed to love my… Continue reading You’re Beautiful, the Media is Not