Category Archives: eating disorders

#NEDAwareness 2015

If you follow me on social media, you know I’ve been posting about NEDAwareness Week since the day before it started – Sunday, February 22.  This year’s theme is “I Had No Idea.”  Even though I’ve been an Ambassador for NEDA for three years, in recovery for over seven, and have written enough about the subject (both here and at Thick Dumpling

I Am a Rock, I Am an Island

Islands sent me a gift card for Christmas.  I asked Sam and John to come along and help us spend it… …on my favorite appetizers… …and of course, their delicious burgers. I only ate a turkey patty wrapped in lettuce, with a side of steamed veggies.  I received a comment on Instagram that this looked like “an eating issue.” As much

Sisterhood of the Stretchy Pants

After blogging through the holidays for the last five years, I have learned I will always rapidly gain weight during the month of December, then slowly lose it over the following months.  So I don’t fight it anymore, and I don’t get (too) pissed when hit with the January deluge of: WORK OUT/JUICE CLEANSE/PALEO YOUR PANTS. It’s all good; I own a lot