I’ve heard so many other stories of therapists who missed major red flags, made triggering comments to clients, or failed to make appropriate referrals for clients with eating disorders.
It is so important for therapists (ALL therapists—not just those who treat eating disorders) to be informed about eating disorders.
Read more "What All Therapists Should Know About Eating Disorders"
What I’m about to say might make some people upset, but I’m going to say it anyway…
God was not enough to heal me from my eating disorder.
Read more "When God is Not Enough."
This morning I found my hands running up and down my ribs in an attempt to assure myself that my bones weren’t covered in too much fat. Even two-and-a-half years into recovery and in a very solid place, moments like this are not rare. I’m up against 10+ years of ballet teachers telling me what […]
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About a month into lent I had become completely obsessed with eating only “healthy” foods and seeing the number on the scale drop every day. I was no longer avoiding only chips and desserts, but also hundreds of other foods that I had deemed “unhealthy.” I felt powerful and disciplined—this was all done in the sake of “holy remembrance” after all.
Read more "Why You Should Think Twice About Fasting For Lent"
I reluctantly pull my mind away from the past- from what was- and I settle into the stillness of this present moment. What does beauty mean to me now?
Read more "Beauty."
Another day victorious. Another line in the sand. What felt like death yesterday feels like new life today.
Read more "Victorious."