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Christianity Isn’t the Stereotype Many People Think it Is

Happy Weekend, my dear friends! The following “poem” of sorts is a response to the responses I received from an Instagram question I posed on my Stories recently. I asked, “What are some assumptions that you have about Christianity? Don’t worry about offending.” I felt compelled to clear up the TRUTH about these assumptions to …

This is a Letter for Those Recovering from Eating Disorders in Quarantine

“Telling a person with an eating disorder that they can’t leave their apartment for two weeks is like saying, ‘You have two weeks to indulge in all the behavior you haven’t exhibited since you were in recovery,’” said Ruthie Friedlander, Founder of the Chain. I feel inexpressibly blessed to say that I strongly believe that I …

Why Recovering Eating Disorder Patients DO Need to Eat A LOT…

It is a common misconception that people with eating disorders hate food. The reality is quite the contrary. In most eating disorder sufferers, food is obsessed over, constantly thought about, and researched.In the depths of my disorder, I constantly baked and cooked high-fat, delicious dishes that I wouldn’t let my own tongue even nearly close to, but that I served with glee to those around me.

Edema and Joint Pain and Night Sweats, Oh My!: The Signs of True Physical Recovery No One Talks About

Cold all the time? I used to be known for it. Also for genuinely never sweating, never turning red when I worked out, and having dryer than dry skin, especially in the winter. Well, guess what? I typically sweat easily now (the underboob sweat I never related to is real), actually LOOK like I went …