Things I’m grateful for: people who are brave enough to tell the stories I’m not

I’ve just discovered Rachael Steil’s sharing of her story as an elite college runner with an eating disorder. And I’ve really been blown away, both by her bravery in telling her story, as well as her clear and honest explanations of what she and other people with ED’s go through. I still haven’t shared tooContinue reading “Things I’m grateful for: people who are brave enough to tell the stories I’m not”

Inner Limits

I’ve realized something about myself recently– something that has implications for my ability to heal. I’m sharing it with you all, in case it can help spark a similar realization for anyone else out there. *** As many of you know, when I was in high school I had an eating disorder. I was veryContinue reading “Inner Limits”

I’m going to start eating more “bad” fat

I read this article last night on my phone while pretending to listen to some loveable relatives butcher some Christmas music, and it made me sad. http://phys.org/news/2012-12-fat-decisions-brain-cells-production.html Like pretty much every other girl who was unhappy in school in the late 1990’s/early 2000’s, I used to starve myself.  I mean, I ate, but if IContinue reading “I’m going to start eating more “bad” fat”