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.
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
Hey Everyone!! Check out this amazing positive affirmation screen print apparel company called MyHappyHeals! This company was created by a lovely lady named Kelly in 2017, her goal is to spread happiness and positivity through her super cute merchandise, and remind everyone that happiness is what you make it! Start your day the happy way … Continue reading My Happy Heals
Today I’ve been reflecting a whole lot on my recovery journey so far, and how this week has really tested my limits with stress. Along with my Eating disorder recovery process I’m also learning how to manage my OCD along with it. I have really bad OCD about illnesses/other things and this week the worst … Continue reading Progress not perfection.
This past weekend I turned 21, oh my goodness I honestly can’t believe it! Truthfully turning 21 had quite a daunting feeling thanks to the eating disorder. Eating Disorders always have their way of ruining things and altering our thoughts. When I thought about turning 21 my eating disorder perked up and decided to rub … Continue reading HELLO 21!
Life is Poem, written by me, J.E.C. Click on post to read poem! 🙂