mindfulness

how fear of indulgence impacts eating disorder recovery 

how fear of indulgence impacts eating disorder recovery 

Recently I find myself saying that a certain food or combination of foods is “scary” because it feels “indulgent”, as if indulging in something is akin to committing an act of sin.  Thanks to a toxic and pervasive diet culture,

bravery in recovery: it’s not what you may think

bravery in recovery: it’s not what you may think

Last week I told my doctor that I’d rather be depressed than anxious. With a slight chuckle and a perplexed smirk at the absurdity of my proclamation, he responded that he’d rather I have neither but was curious about my

mindful monday post 4: being aware of the present and judging the shit out of it

mindful monday post 4: being aware of the present and judging the shit out of it

I had planned to write a different post today. I wanted to talk about staying grounded in the present when your incredibly anxious about the future. But today that feels too difficult. Today is one of those days when I

mindful monday post 2: self-love…it’s a process

mindful monday post 2: self-love…it’s a process

Happy Monday everyone! I’m finding myself wanting to always exude positivity on this blog; but I keep reminding myself that the reason we wanted to start thirdwheelED was to be authentic and to share our true stories of recovery. So