Blessing in Disguise

This past Tuesday while setting up my next appointment with my dietitian I could hardly believe how quickly May has flown by! Recently, one of my closest friends who is someone I met during my time in treatment posted on Facebook about it being the two year anniversary of her admission to TK. It made … Continue reading Blessing in Disguise

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Eating Disorders and The Role Trauma Plays

My eating disorder began in high school, but it greatly intensified three years ago following traumatic events that occurred during my sophomore year in college. There is not one singular cause behind why I have an eating disorder. Genetics, depression and anxiety, a perfectionistic personality, struggles in adolescence with identity and sexual orientation, low self-esteem, … Continue reading Eating Disorders and The Role Trauma Plays

Why I Don’t Post Pictures of My Food During ED Recovery

Look up #edrecovery on Instagram, and you will find thousands of pictures of meals artfully placed. Click on the accounts, and you will see the account's feed is full of nothing but these pictures. Within these images, you can easily find some trends. Protein bars run rampant along with the unfortunate newer invention of low-calorie … Continue reading Why I Don’t Post Pictures of My Food During ED Recovery