body image

Embrace the Documentary

Embrace the Documentary

Last Monday night, CJ and I went to the highly anticipated premiere of the U.S. screening for the Embrace documentary. Embrace is a film that explores issues of body image as a global epidemic that is influenced by our dangerous

beginning again: entering recovery from a different starting point

beginning again: entering recovery from a different starting point

Well hello! For those of you that follow us on social media, you may have seen that I returned home from treatment last Saturday evening. It was the start of a long Labor Day weekend which I was both anxious and

update from treatment

update from treatment

Hello! It feels like it has been so long since I’ve logged into our blog, but really it’s only been 6 days. I’m reminding myself that the first week of treatment always feels like the longest. I don’t have a

mindful monday post 7: thank “you”

mindful monday post 7: thank “you”

I’m so fascinated by “You”, that all encompassing, yet ambiguous “You”, who inhabits her body with effortless joy. “You” who mindlessly bends down to pick up accidentally dropped papers, demonstrating grace and ease, while I have not yet been able to

the irrationality of eating disorder logic and health anxiety

the irrationality of eating disorder logic and health anxiety

I think I may have discovered the ultimate contradiction over the past week: having an eating disorder and also having extreme health anxiety that is not related to eating disorder behaviors or symptoms. I’ve officially confused myself. I’ve had bouts of