I cannot believe I made it 19 years before I got my hands on one of Brene Brown’s books. I also cannot believe that I was admitted back into an eating disorder day program today, when a week ago I honestly had no thoughts of needing additional support of any kind. I spent process group… Continue reading My Name is Emily & I Am Hungry
Recently, I have been in a very reflective mood. I think it is a combination of a consistent journalling practice and having more free time due to the semester being over. One thing that has come to my attention recently is the fact that yes, I am talking the talk. Now I need to start walking the… Continue reading I NEDA Walk.
This past week has been full of ups and downs, however it went just about as perfectly as it could have. My mom, dad and sister flew to St. Louis to see my in college for my last day of classes on Tuesday. We spent Wednesday at the zoo and going to see the new Disney Moana… Continue reading Thanksgiving Recap
I am ready to get back on track. I do not need to, but I want to. Simply eating to maintain “enough” weight is not the same as being in recovery. I am ready to be an active participant and advocate for my own recovery. I have done it before and I am ready to… Continue reading Recovery Roadmap
Do you remember me? It’s okay, I’m not sure if I remember myself either. I can hardly think clearly right now, and I feel like I am drunk even though I have not had alcohol in (almost) a week. My memory is crap. My reaction time is slower than molasses and if I don’t change something… Continue reading Thawing
I have probably just experienced the weirdest 3 weeks of my life. I moved into college mid-August, and still feel unsettled. I am not homesick, per say. Life does not feel like reality. Not in a “too good to be true” kind of fashion, but not in the opposite way either. I had treatment appointments set up before I… Continue reading Doing the Right Thing : College Transition
Hope you all are enjoying your weekend so far! I have tried some new foods recently and thought I would share them with you. O Organics Greek Vanilla Yogurt I decided to go to Safeway this week, which is not normally a store that I tend to shop at. But it was super convenient and… Continue reading Recent Eats