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How Martina Navratilova Saved my Life

My mother put me on my first diet when I was eleven years old. It was probably the Stillman Diet, but I called it the “cottage cheese and TaB diet” because that is all I remember about it. 709 more words


Where do we go from here?

I have written and rewritten this post so many times that I’m starting to lose count.  Each time I put words to paper (or pixels to screen, I guess), a new understanding hits me and I have to backtrack and keep on with the thinking. 887 more words


The best way to know why you do is to don't

I am feeling like such a brat this week. I’m tired. And I don’t wanna! (Can you hear the whine?)

Of course, I did. And I am. 530 more words



After spending some time introducing myself to a new acquaintance yesterday I realized it had been some time since I had written in my online recovery journal, and it could use some reintroduction. 1,049 more words


Some eating disorder recovery advice

I feel like the tagline to this post should be something along the lines of “from a girl who’s still learning.” I’ve had no easy or straightforward path to recovery, and I’ve certainly faced some of my own hurdles along the way.

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Healing Intimacy

If you have an active addiction, compulsive behavior, or untreated and significant mental health condition, be sure to start right there—as hard as it might be. 892 more words

The Stigmatized Human Being.......core spirituality....my personal journey

“Stigma is a social process, experienced

or anticipated, characterized by

exclusion, rejection, blame or

devaluation, that results from

experience, perception, or reasonable

anticipation of an adverse social… 1,843 more words

Inspirational Writing