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
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!
True beauty poem by me, J.E.C. xoxo
Recovery. A poem written by me, J.E.C. Click on post to read entire poem. ❤