I was walking around my town last night when I overheard another conversation held by three adult women. I was actually on my way to meet a friend for ice cream - a very big step for me. Anyway, their topic was one not unlike others I had heard so many times before, however that… Continue reading What would happen?
Yesterday I made the decision to try on my old clothes, in an effort to accept my new body and the changes it has undergone over the past ten weeks. The action was harder than I ever could have imagined and the pride I had started to feel in my weight restored body slowly began… Continue reading Weight restored body
You wake up, and you forget. For one blissful moment there is nothing but quiet, peace, and calm. Your mind feels blank and your brain empty in the very best way. And then suddenly, it all comes rushing back, and that peaceful moment is abruptly shattered by the demons you must battle everyday. You swing… Continue reading What is it like to have anorexia?
When I first learned the skill radical acceptance I decided the technique was not for me. To radically accept my mind, heart, and body seemed near impossible, especially the latter. As my body changed with each week in residential I would try harder and harder to come to terms with the restoration and accept myself… Continue reading Radical Acceptance.