eating disorder, Life

PROM

This picture popped up on my newsfeed on facebook today. Its from prom senior year of high school. I looked at it and thought wow... I really thought back in highschool when this photo was taken that I looked fat?  You see, for a whole month before this prom I had done an intense restrictive detox...… Continue reading PROM

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Healthcare . . .

For the last 5 years, I have been going to multiple doctors trying to figure out many medical problems I had. I went doctor to doctor to doctor having many of them just fixing symptoms and not the real underlying problem.  Doctors would add on so many medicines, supplements, diet changes, telling me I need to… Continue reading Healthcare . . .

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SICK… just SiCk

These last few days I have been sick with a sinus infection. To many this may suck, but not be that big of a deal... However, to me and most people with ED, this is a huge challenge. When I am sick with anything my appetite goes away!  I also I tend to have nausea, ED… Continue reading SICK… just SiCk

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Lets Get… Physical

      Today, as I am sitting at home with cold-like symptoms with the best doggy ever, I felt like this is a good post to share today. Growing up I was a dancer, cheerleader, swimmer, just a happy active kid. I kept spraining my ankles over and over and over. Over the years… Continue reading Lets Get… Physical

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What NOT to SAY

This post is dedicated to one of my dearest friends, everyone with ED, and the families and friends of people with ED. Eating disorders are NOT just about food.... Loved ones tend to just want to help, but don't know how... this is like walking on egg shells around the person with ED. If you… Continue reading What NOT to SAY

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Follow Me

"...Follow me Everything is all right, I'll be the one to tuck you in at night, And if you want to leave I can guarantee You won't find nobody else like me..." I listened to this song in the car today, and it really hit me in the gut. This week I have struggled with… Continue reading Follow Me

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Coping… What??? 

When i started treatment, all I wanted to do was sit alone in a corner and do nothing. As things progressed, I slowly came around to trying some coping skills. Here's a list i've come up with. Soon I also will post DIY coping skill ideas 🙂 1. Coloring 2. Drawing 3. If you feel… Continue reading Coping… What???