Warning: A lot of this is a message to myself because I need a kick in the butt. I hope you keep reading. Comparison is the thief of joy. I have heard this quote a multitude of times, and right about now it’s ringing pretty darn true. It’s so interesting how I feel like my … Continue reading You’re a Unicorn, I’m a Unicorn
I just finished my fall semester of senior year. I only have one more semester until I am sling-shotted into the real world. I am not going to lie, this semester has been hard. I took a particularly grueling class that demanded 90% of my time. I was immersed in the pressure cooker that is … Continue reading To Those Who Are Feeling A Little Burnt Out
Over the past several weeks, as I’ve scrolled through various magazines and websites, I noticed some things that were a bit unsettling. We all are aware that the holidays are synonymous with copious amounts of food – particularly comfort foods and foods that are a bit “indulgent.” All of that, I am okay with – … Continue reading Navigating Holiday Food Anxiety
The other day I got a message from someone telling me that they loved my blog, resonated with my writing….and asking how many calories I eat in a day. That one came as a bit of a shocker, because really truly I haven’t counted calories in about a year. I used to be OBSESSIVE … Continue reading Calories Suck.
I don’t like to talk specifics about my health history on this blog. I don’t even like to write out the phrase “eating disorder,” even though I’m sure the vast majority of you have been able to glean from my tidbits here and there that that phrase has applied to my life in all sorts … Continue reading To the Person Who “Doesn’t Believe in Recovery”
This summer has been somewhat of a challenge for me. I have been in work situations that were less than ideal, with a total of three hours of commuting each day. Both my jobs are desk jobs, and I sit in a cubicle, eat my lunch at my desk, and don’t really see sunlight … Continue reading Sprouts of Joy
I have been on vacation for the past 10 days. I have been in both Colorado and Northern California, and I was so looking forward to lots of hiking, biking, outdoor runs, etc. I had meals planned out, including lots of beautiful summer salads and smoothies. I had this set template in my head of … Continue reading Take a FREAKING Vacation