For my Issues in Diversity class, I had to come up with a “Changemaker” presentation. So wherever you have a bias, you participate in an event and interview the type of person you have a bias against. I chose to do the over-weight population. In the middle of my ED, I used a lot of… Read More Death.
I’m a feeler. If you don’t care for feelings, that’s fine. Quite frankly, I can’t stop feeling. I feel it all. Somehow, them feelings also lead me to be discerning and passionate and wise. Eating Disorder Recovery: My #1 Definition: Feels like you’re walking blindly to a destination you’re only hoping exists. Faith is your… Read More What Recovery “Feels” Like
I have SOOO much studying to do. But.. I’ve also got a cold. Therefore, I can blog instead. (I’m working full time & taking 12 credit hours in college :O) I remember when I first thought to recover, I searched the internet high & low for inspiration and whenever I found anything, it meant so… Read More Link Love 1/27
“Stop thinking so far ahead, Anna,” my mom’s wisdom would often say. “In the Bible it’s written not to worry about tomorrow!” To the same tune, the Religious Folks chanted, “You should trust God, you need to grow in faith, sister!” So, of course, as I always tended to do- I beat myself up. You… Read More The Flawless Flaw.
I’ve seen others post the links they love & I figure I might as well start, so welcome to my first one! 1: This girl is completely victorious. In the following post, she writes a detailed convo with Ed throughout the day. Sometimes in recovery we think “Ed wasn’t so bad, maybe I should go… Read More Link Love #1
I woke up early this morning, Dec 31st, the last day of 2015. Yesterday I thought I wouldn’t have time to write the post I promised to, but hey here I am, wide awake to tell you a story. In previous posts I’ve talked about insecurities and different factors that contributed to my eating disorder. Today,… Read More 2015 ED exposed (TW)
“You’re too sensitive,” I’ve heard it said. “Don’t take it personal, give it to God, you’re too serious,”the voices chimed. And I agreed with them for so long… I thought they were right. I figured the Normal Folk spoke truth to me and something was wrong: with me. As if. As if God makes mistakes… Read More You’re too sensitive.
Autobiography In Five Short Chapters Chapter I I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost… I am hopeless. It isn’t my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. Chapter II I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in… Read More I’ll take a new route this time: Radical Acceptance
The first time I met a family who openly talked and joked about poop- I was shocked. The parents participated in it and I didn’t know how to act.. so, for the first few months I acted like what they were saying was gross. I couldn’t find the courage to laugh at fart jokes! I… Read More John, Loo, The White Throne
InstaFolks know that some post WIAW’s (What I Ate Wednesday). I’ve always loved reading their logs. However, I didn’t think I could ever do one since I was so embarrassed about my “recovery.” Well, today I finally decided to. If you come from the line of Nosy Folks, are attempting recovery, or just wonder what… Read More WIAS (What I Ate Saturday), As Promised!