I’m sure many of you also share these feelings, but this summer was particularly stressful for me. COVID messed with a lot of my plans and created a total upheaval of my lifestyle…literally overnight. While I’m grateful that many of those unanticipated changes weren’t bad in and of themselves, the complete lack of warning was … More Does Your Life Have Margin?
Like anyone, I’m picky about my clothes. I’ve mentioned before that I’m not a fashionista (anything but, really) but I do like to feel beautiful, comfortable, and confident in the way I dress myself. So, when I find an item that I really like, I’m reluctant to give it up…even if it’s gone out of … More Cultivating a Comfortable Wardrobe
“I read your post about intermittent fasting, and I get it—but what about fasting and praying as faithful servants of Christ?” This is a question that comes up quite a bit for me, especially when I’m working one-on-one with clients who have a strong faith background. As Christians, the combination of prayer + fasting comes … More Christian Fasting and Diet Culture
In general, I’m pretty satisfied with my life. But like anyone else, I have my own set of bad days. What I realized in this most recent of bad days is that in the past, my eating disorder made my bad days even worse. Bad days would lead to binges, and binges led to overwhelming … More Disordered Eating Just Makes Bad Days Worse
When my eating disorder started, my food restriction was easy. I had no problem cutting things out of my diet or making the number on the scale go down. It wasn’t until after I started “recovery” the first time that I started to feel panicked around food. In the beginning, bingeing wasn’t an issue. I … More The 5 Stages of (my) Recovery