Now if you didn't already know, I'm a sucker for a good list (or any itemized index that allows me hold onto the fleeting notion that there's some semblance of order or logic in my life) but I'm sitting here looking at my agenda of counselling "homework" and dreading having to sequentially confront my own [...]
A not-so-eloquent stream of conscious thought containing some ramblings about life, society, and lying on the couch.
Hi everyone! In honour of eating disorder awareness week, I recently posted on instagram sharing some coping strategies relevant to my own current stage of recovery - dealing with weight gain and body changes. Let me first clarify that it is not only completely okay, but also incredibly common, for gaining weight not to be a [...]
"Healthy eating is more than the foods you eat. It is also about where, when, why and how you eat." I'm not one to normally reflect on this kind of thing but in my recovery, I have been working with my are team to take my eating "back to the basics", which included the construction of [...]
I reached 1,000 followers on Instagram today and I've been inclined to take a step back and think about what this really means to me. In theory, it means 1,000 people (likely fewer because of all those spam-bots) actually want to hear (or see) what I have to share - at least to some degree. [...]
This is a nuanced topic. Of course there's no denying the benefits of exercise in promoting good mental and physical health. Unfortunately, there's also no denying that it can often be abused in harmful ways as part of an eating disorder. Once again, I am not a health care professional and the ideas/opinions I share [...]
How old are you? How tall are you? How much do you earn? How much did your car cost? What grade did you get? How many steps did you take today? How much do you weight? How many calories are in that? As humans we assign value to things. It's been a practice as long [...]