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Hello world!

Welcome to my brand-new blog. I’m so excited to finally be able to get my beliefs about what it really takes to completely recover from a dreaded..EATING DISORDER! 10 more words



Imagine competing in a race. You will most likely consider the pace of your strongest competitor and adjust yours accordingly. If your biggest competition is struggling, you can afford to bring it down a notch and conserve your energy. 1,090 more words



Here I am, a middle-aged woman battling BED. How did I get here?

I have had an uncomfortable relationship with my body since puberty. I never went through a budding, nubile stage. 191 more words

Binge Eating Disorder

What it's like to eat in treatment

Every snack I have string cheese and 3 Carr’s whole wheat crackers. I’m too afraid to get anything else.

We have 20 minutes to eat snack. 120 more words

Bulimia Rocks! /sarcasm

You can't win them all

Some days I am so determined to not let mental illness ruin my day, I try and try and try and I still finish the day feeling awful and defeated. 294 more words


Two beers, a bacon cheeseburger and fries

I recently shared my eating disorder story at The Emily Program’s Recovery Night in St. Paul, MN.

I had two months to prepare my speech.  I thought about putting together a powerpoint presentation, or maybe reading some of my writing.   372 more words


Finally strong enough to write a goodbye letter...

Dear Me,

At one point eating was a coping mechanism but now I want to get on with my own life.

When I hear the critical voice I want it to leave me alone. 513 more words