I’m Back Home!

No longer could I eat meals comprised of my "safe" foods, eat at the times I preferred, or isolate myself from others. If I wanted to not only survive during this 6 day challenge, I had to let go of my obsession with control and break free from the chains that have been holding me back for so many years.

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Daily Inspiration: Survive and Thrive

For many people with anorexia nervosa, the disease is not just a diagnosis but a death sentence. 20% of those suffering from this deadly brain disorder will pass away and only 50% will ever be able to say that they have freed themselves from Ana's tight grasp.  Though these statistics are extremely disheartening and may [...]

Daily Inspiration: The Only Way to Change

People go into eating disorder treatment for many reasons. Sometimes the parents of a child or adolescent suffering from an ED drag their offspring to a treatment center against their will. Sometimes it is a life-saving court order that results in one's involuntary hospitalization. And sometimes the families of the individual with the ED host [...]

Living with an Eating Disorder: Socializing with an ED

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Thf5zsmEew Well everybody, I am happy to say I FINALLY made the second video in my new video series Living with an Eating Disorder. For those of you who aren't aware of why I suddenly stopped making my YouTube videos, let me explain to you what happened. When I made my first video in the [...]