Recovery from an Eating Disorder

This post is for Eliza following her request earlier today. Check out her blog https://elizajourneythroughlife.home.blog/. I’ve written a number of posts about living with and overcoming from an eating disorder. Today I want to talk about living in recovery. I’ve been recovered for about 10 years now. It’s different in so many ways. One of them is having the ability to actively choose to self-soothe … Continue reading Recovery from an Eating Disorder

“I’m not responsible for how you feel”

I walked around for years and years saying this to others and letting others off the hook for being hurtful. I don’t remember the circumstances any longer, they don’t matter, but I do recall the conversation about this saying not being totally true. I told my supervisor that my feelings were hurt by something someone said or did followed by “I’m responsible for how I … Continue reading “I’m not responsible for how you feel”

Weight Loss: The good, the bad, the ugly

Ohhhh… I remember well the days of New Year’s Resolutions to lose weight. I’d set a goal to make permanent changes in my lifestyle. Exercise more, eat less, change the type of foods I was eating. I wasn’t a fad dieter. Not ever, really. Except once in the mid 90’s I did the cabbage soup diet along with everyone else. lol It works because you’re … Continue reading Weight Loss: The good, the bad, the ugly