Guest writer (and my lovely mom), Doreen, shares her story about her life-long battle with diet culture. This blog post was sparked for her after she heard a podcast host proclaim that body image issues vanish for women after age 50.Read More
Ria, all the way from Australia, shares her story about the process of recovering from disordered exercise. Her story resonated with me, and I hope it is helpful for you too. Trigger Warning: disordered eating/exercise, hypomaniaRead More
I share a collection of thoughts and short stories about how I still succumb to diet culture and ways I’m slowly emerging from its suffocating grip.Read More
Two years ago, I decided to change my relationship with my body, food, and exercise. I had gotten to a point where I was stuck in a cycle of restricting, binging, and purging (mostly through exercise). In this post, I share 10 things I have done these past two years to help me heal from diet culture and embrace my body image “unicorn.”Read More
This weekend, my body dysmorphia and disordered eating thoughts intensified after a selfie-spiral at a friend’s wedding. Click to read more about how I cultivated self-compassion and quietly rebelled against my old patterns…Read More
Where do I start this story, a story whose author was only 9-years-old when she wrote the first page?
Do I start near the beginning in the bottom bunk bed of my shared childhood bedroom?…