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May 14, 2020
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Unfound Joy and Laughter

I have been searching and yearning for joy and laughter in my journey of eating disorder recovery. I couldn’t remember the last time I really laughed or felt joy. So when people would say, “just remember how you used to feel,” I felt defeated. Finding joy and laughter are part of my search for freedom from my eating disorder. I have to admit I was scared to experience joy. I didn’t think I deserved happiness.…
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May 12, 2020
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Goal 2020 – ReWilding

Spring has sprung! Sort of, anyway. After the longest winters of the longest winters with a side-order of quarantine, many people are looking forward to greenery, gardens, and hours in the sun. I know I don’t need to go into a long dissertation as to how COVID-19 has sent all of our lives into a tailspin–we all know what we’ve been through, or are currently dealing with. The bottom line is that life is tough…
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May 07, 2020
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Everyone Has a Why

There’s a reason you ended up on this site. Whether you have a loved one with an eating disorder, you have an eating disorder, or you are a professional in the field, this blog post isn’t something you just stumbled upon by a random chance of fate. If it is, you just got very lucky. Life as we know it is a cultivation of the good, the bad, and everything in between. We all go…
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May 05, 2020
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Where Alcoholism and Eating Disorders Meet: A Recovery Story

Are we going to make it through this time? Of course we are. We have already survived so much and we will survive this too. When developing our #GivingTuesdayNOW campaign, I thought of what I needed to get through this time. What I have always needed to get through tough times is a reminder of how much I have already survived to allow me to see that, this too shall pass, and I will emerge…
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April 30, 2020
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A Letter to Athletes

Dear Athletes Endeavoring to Navigate this Current Global Crisis, To the competitors that were at the height of their careers, retired and recreational athletes, and the aspiring athletes seeking mentorship, guidance and inspiration. What a bizarre time! Honestly, this feels like some sort of twisted episode of the Twilight Zone. This surely is one opponent we never knew we would face. Yet, here we are – all sidelined, confused on what will happen next. I…
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