Tag: eating disorders

The facade of Acceptance

Two weeks ago I was in Montana, Wyoming and Utah for a week. My IBS really flared up, and I didn’t have my hypothyroidism pills because I forgot to fill them before my trip. I spent every day hiking 13-15 miles, eating a cup oatmeal for breakfast, a small pb&j

Change your behavior

25/52 I often think about myself in high school. The person completely terrified of going anywhere without make up because of their skin, the person who cried when they went to the dentist because my foundation would get messed up, the person who was secretly starving herself in private and

Slightly above the water

I’ve been slightly taking the easy route out of my portrait series – not my intention. I tried to think about a visual that would explain my headspace and for now this is the best I can do. I try not to complain. I know many people have it worse

post that photo any ways

I have some self reflection about aging and self awareness to come in a day that I have more time to write everything down in an understandable way – however this weekly project is actually doing what I hoped it would. I started to do a 30 day challenge [fitness]

The Warmth on my skin

This past weekend I spent in Oregon. Ironically almost every year, besides last, I have been in Portland for work at the end of March, and this year it resumed. This year was a little different. I was honored to photograph a friend from high school marry the most wonderful

Update/ March 14

Tw//Ed post For 2-3 months now I’ve eaten enough for the day, meaning more than 1000 calories; aiming for 1600. I’ve done it almost every day while still feeling guilty or fearful, but I’ve accomplished it. I’ve done yoga daily and lifted about 4 times a week with isolated muscle

Balancing Mindsets

I’ve stated a few times that balancing health, caring about fitness, going to therapy and recovering from an eating disorder is weird… and I’m going to stick to that statement. I’m not sure you do ever get over the struggle of trying to define and refine your boundaries as what

Break up with the Thin Ideal

Teaching theory for college students WHILE you are going to therapy and figuring out your own life’s shit is wild. In the middle of a lecture, internally, I’ll be in the middle of a sentence and just, “AH HA… wow I get it,” not about the lecture, but typically about

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