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December 30, 2020
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20 Powerful Recovery Lessons from 2020

The year 2020 has been filled with countless challenges, obstacles, and opportunities for inner growth. Let’s be real, I don’t think any of us ever thought we would be living through a global pandemic! This past year has been hard. No doubt about it. I have learned a lot about myself and those around me. What helped me stay afloat were the lessons that I learned from my eating disorder recovery journey. These lessons have…
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December 23, 2020
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The Instagram Perfect Holiday

It was the perfect Christmas – I began the season at a party with my dear friends, took advantage of my puppy’s first Christmas by dressing him in all the festive outfits, had the perfectly accessorized outfit for every occasion, received my dream shoes, and finished the holiday season by jetting off to NYC just in time to see the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree before it was taken down for the year. Truth is it…
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December 18, 2020
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Finding My Advocate Voice: A Note on Disability and Eating Disorder Recovery

Long before therapy, dietitian, and group appointments, my parents took me to countless doctors appointments because of my disability. I was born with optic nerve hypoplasia, a medical condition resulting in low vision. My eye disease can cause various degrees of blindness and also can come with a variety of co-existing conditions. I was very aware from a young age that I was a kid with low vision with a handful of potential medical problems…
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December 07, 2020
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The Blessings of The Storms

A quote by N.R. Walker says, “Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come. Remember everything you have faced, all the battles you have won, and all the fears you have overcome.” There was once a time that I couldn’t fully comprehend much less appreciate what it meant to celebrate progression, hope, peace, and blessings in life. I was always so busy anticipating the challenges ahead…
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November 24, 2020
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Navigating the Thanksgiving Holiday

Apparently it’s November (Mentally: Still in March), and we are approaching another holiday season. The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone. Add in recovering from an eating disorder and living through a pandemic, and well… I’ll be under my weighted blanket if anyone needs me. This year has not been an easy one and it’s okay if you are having a hard time. It’s even more important for us to give ourselves grace…
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