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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

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

reentering treatment is not a failure

reentering treatment is not a failure

For those of you keeping up with the insurance saga for the past few weeks, thanks for supporting us! It was difficult and we were NOT expecting the response we got on Friday. In the early afternoon my therapist and

dear united healthcare: we are all more than a number

dear united healthcare: we are all more than a number

I want to start this post by saying how appreciative both CJ and I are for the response we received for CJ’s raw, beautiful, and heart wrenching letter to my eating disorder. When I first read it, my jaw dropped