Category Archives: Recovery

Recovery: Semantics

After yesterday’s post, you guys are probably wondering why I am continuing with food journaling this week. Something changed yesterday afternoon though. I was able to convince myself that it was okay that I was hungry and the natural response … Continue reading

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Recovery: What I was afraid of…

Remember this week’s mini-goal? I set the goal knowing that it was extremely possible that it would lead to guilt over what I am eating. Food journaling had driven me deep into my eating disorder the first (and second) time. … Continue reading

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Mini-Goal Monday: Return of the Food Journal

Happy Monday!!! I have been anxious for today because today is the first day of classes for the semester! Yes, I still get excited for classes to start every semester. (Yes, I am a five year old trapped in a … Continue reading

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Recovery: Disordered Dating

When I was in the deepest stage of my eating disorder, I basically lived in solitary confinement. I ate every meal alone in my room. I walked to class alone. I went to the gym alone. I realize now that … Continue reading

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Recovery: Downpours and Rainbows

To be honest, Dolly Parton kind of freaks me out. I’m not sure why, but she does. But she’s a pretty smart lady. Or she made one pretty smart observation. “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, … Continue reading

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Meatless Mondays

I’m visiting my older sister this weekend in northern Virginia.  She has two kids (2 1/2 and 6 months), two dogs, two cats, and one husband always vying for her attention, so to say this house is crazy might be … Continue reading

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Hello, Metabolism

Yesterday I had my bi-weekly appointment with my nutritionist.  We talked about my progress, the changes happening in my body, and she answered the questions I came prepared with. Things I learned yesterday: 1.  I’m still not eating enough calories. … Continue reading

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