eating disorder support

reconciling the experience of holding hope and sadness as a caregiver

reconciling the experience of holding hope and sadness as a caregiver

As a carer, I’m kind of impressed with myself right now (in my own humble opinion). I’ve been able to pick up on the therapeutic lingo in the eating disorder recovery world and have been trying to apply some 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

moving away from self-blame during a lapse

moving away from self-blame during a lapse

“That dinner was huge. It was much bigger than we had in day” “I haven’t been meeting all of my exchanges” “It makes me feel good so I don’t feel as depressed and anxious…” OJ’s words are familiar, but I

CJ: what i want you to know but my ED does not

CJ: what i want you to know but my ED does not

I’ve always thought of my eating disorder as a very personal thing. There were years where I was in my eating disorder and no one really knew. Because of this, many people have told me (and in some ways, I

envisioning the future: safety for all

envisioning the future: safety for all

OJ and I just recently met with the Rabbi who will be performing our wedding ceremony and one of the questions she asked us each individually was, “what do you think your future looks like together?” Talk about a loaded