I have always been very type A. I like schedules, concrete reasons, and plans. When I was little, I kept a notebook specifically for lists: lists of groceries, lists of summer activities, lists of books. Each list was color-coded and had a key to it. In fifth grade, was so worried that I would be … Continue reading I Made Plans and Life LOL’ed
I had a conversation yesterday with a very dear friend, with whom I spent time in residential treatment in high school. Both of us are confidently on the road to recovery, but yesterday was a day when we felt overwhelmed and frustrated by this illness. Lately I have experienced some stressful, difficult life events, and … Continue reading When Treatment isn’t Enough
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”