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Faithful You Are

“Don’t Australia it.” This is where my beautiful friend, Kristann, and I ended our hour-long, and about 5-hours-too-short, conversation in a Starbucks on my lunch break today. This girl, who is literally a straight up RAY of golden sunshine and beams Jesus Christ in her smile and her kindness, met me giddily today, jumping up …

Hypothalamic Amenorrhea Recovery: Getting Two Periods in a Row for the First Time in 8 YEARS

Rejoicing. Absolutely rejoicing. This has been my goal for so long: getting two periods in a row. Well, to be precise, my GOAL has been to get three in a row… but, you can’t get three without the first two, and I haven’t missed less than 3 months between periods in just about 8 years, …

Easy Goat Cheese Margherita “Pizza”

…it’s for your next 3pm hankering. You know, the in-between-lunch-and-dinner-I’m-feelin’-snacky hankering. I get it pretty much every day now that I eat unrestricted. It takes 10 minutes to make, is easy to customize, and involves very little effort. Sound like your kind of snack? Let’s get to it! Goat Cheese Margherita Pizza Makes 1 snack …

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.

Hypothalamic Amenorrhea Recovery… While Wedding Planning: An Update

Frustrated is my word of choice. I am overwhelmingly frustrated. I’ve read every blog post about hypothalamic amenorrhea. I’ve spent months eating as much as my insides could take without exploding and remaining sedentary. Then I’ve tried adding in light exercise, eating high high fat contents without restricting other food groups. Here is what I …