exposures

gender-segregated spaces, essentialism, and smashing the gender binary

gender-segregated spaces, essentialism, and smashing the gender binary

I don’t really know much about art or art history, other than the messing around with materials that I do at home. But as part of my new “find-joy-and-be-less-of-a-hermit” recovery goal, I went to a lecture on “Gender and Its

a whole latke love: cultivating joy of food as a caregiver

a whole latke love: cultivating joy of food as a caregiver

As I begin to bring in the holidays by making the ever so time-consuming, yet delicious latkes, as a caregiver, I can’t help but think about how difficult tonight is going to be for OJ. The making and sharing of

triggers, tryptophan, tranquility: thanksgiving dinner with an eating disorder

triggers, tryptophan, tranquility: thanksgiving dinner with an eating disorder

It’s now been 2 weeks since our country elected the most racist, xenophobic, transphobic, Islamophobic, homophobic, anti-semitic ableist, and I still feel heavy with grief, sadness, and fear. This is a complicated time, to say the least; a time that

the NEDA conference, pop tarts, oreos, and recovery

the NEDA conference, pop tarts, oreos, and recovery

The first part of my journal entry from September 22, 2016, a mere 19 days after leaving residential reads: “Overall today felt hard. That’s okay though. I’m okay. There are hard days. There always will be, and I’ve gotten through

reclaiming a lost identity as a carer at the NEDA Conference

reclaiming a lost identity as a carer at the NEDA Conference

Hello from Boston! We are back home following a long-weekend in the great city of Chicago meeting eating disorder activists, professionals, carers, and those in recovery. This was our first time attending the National Eating Disorder Association’s (NEDA) conference and