Shouldn’t I be over this by now. Shouldn’t I? Shouldn’t I be done with crying, With fearing every bodies lying. With walking past mirrors with disgust, Before questioning on who to trust. With focusing on one’s frame, By letting the thoughts rule my brain. Shouldn’t I be over this by … Continue reading Shouldn’t I?
I wrote this little poem because today has been a struggle, body dysmorphia has been acting up in very unkind ways, and I challenged the eating disorder despite it. Overall I know challenging the eating disorder is the only way to get rid of it, but immediately after you challenge it, thoughts aren't that friendly, … Continue reading Struggling.
HELLO 2019!! Ok so I know I haven’t posted in forever and I’m so sorry that I haven’t! Things have been pretty crazy lately with the holiday season and I also took a trip to the U.K. to visit family, so I haven’t been on the blogging ball as of late. Don’t worry though, because … Continue reading New Year 2019!
This isn’t my first Thanksgiving, nor its it the first one I’ve had in recovery from my eating disorder, but every year it still a struggle and now we face that time of year again. This year I will have not only one but three Thanksgiving feasts, I had one at a holiday luncheon at … Continue reading Thanksgiving in Recovery
The other night I went out with my family for a nice dinner to celebrate my Dad’s birthday. We went to a lovely Italian restaurant which has truly excellent food, and probably the best chocolate cake I’ve ever eaten! I had such a lovely time, I ordered a cocktail, had the yummy starter bread, ate … Continue reading Not just a meal
Finally got the tattoo of my dreams last week on October 5, the two year anniversary I was released from impatient treatment! This tattoo is really symbolic to my recovery journey, the Lotus flower was the logo of the treatment center I went to in Miami, and not only that but it is a flower … Continue reading My Tattoo
For me self-care is an important part of my recovery process, it gives me time to relax and try to take my mind off of all the worries going on when I’m stressed out with general life things or sometime recovery (because it is mentally draining constantly battling an eating disorder), self-care really helps me … Continue reading Self-care tips for when life gets you stressed