(Please see original post on http://www.babygotbackblog.com) One of my favorite parts of advocating and telling my story of recovery is all of the questions, comments, and feedback that comes after. Each question I am asked makes me think a little harder. You’d think it would be easier because it’s my story, but sometimes I have… Continue reading 6 Ways I protect My Recovery
With the Hype of a brand New year approaching and the focus on resolutions for the new year. If “New year, New me” is your thing, well all the power to you, but for me and thru out my recovery, I was constantly creating fresh starts. No need to wait for a New Year…. … Continue reading New Year, New Me?
With the holidays approaching sooner than later, it can sometimes feel like complete and total chaos. I know my regular every day anxiety is at a maximum high during all of this hustle and bustle busy time of year. I wanted to take a quick pause for a deep breath. … Continue reading Holiday Cheer?
Set Point Theory is defined as a range of weight the body has to perform the best. When trying to lose weight, the body will fight to maintain the particular weight range. ... Ultimately the set point is the weight range in which your particular body is programmed to function at its best. Finding your set point and also being… Continue reading Settling in to Set Point
Like I have said before Recovery or being recovered isn't always rainbows and butterflies. It's not a magical place where bad things never happen, stress goes away, and you always feel beautiful, positive, and happy. We need to be real, because this is life. REAL life. As much as I can try to be positive,… Continue reading Rainbows and butterflies
I often wonder if I had the ability to go back in time, or re-do things what my life would be like. I obviously know I am not a time traveler and I’ll never be able to change the past. I am not religious. I do not believe in God or a hierarchy of any… Continue reading The Purpose Behind It All.
While I am loving the amount of organizations and companies speaking up and trying to promote Health At Every Size, Eating Disorder Awareness, and Body Positivity. It's what we are all working toward right? It's size acceptance, body love, everybody is beautiful. But wait, do we really get it? Are we actually doing a good… Continue reading We can make a change
I believe that my eating disorder and obsession with food was a little bit similar to an addiction. A lot of times Eating Disorders are treated with a similar approach to AA and the 12 step program. Of course the two addictions are very different, but obsession, shame, isolation, depression, loss of control, are all… Continue reading Eating normally in a world that doesn’t know what normal eating is
As I mentioned in my last post, This week was Eating Disorder Awareness Week. It was a crazy week for me, where I had events almost every single day and my main focal point and priority this week was promoting all of these events. There was a storm yesterday so until today my mind was… Continue reading Thoughts
Today (well really tomorrow, but whatever)marks the start of Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2018. This week has always been very special to me, but it was a silent special. This year I am anything but silent, and this year will be extra meaningful for me. Over the summer I went completely out of my comfort… Continue reading NEDA Week 2018