(december 5, 2017) When you’re trying to recover from an eating disorder, part of the challenge is food. How do you do food? How do you eat normally? What does normal look like? Unfortunately, advice abounds. Eat when you’re hungry. Eat on a schedule. Eat what you like. Eat a little of everything. Stop when…… Continue reading Breakfast with bulimia.
I’m on a road that stretches so far off into the distance, I can’t see the end. I’ve heard tell that once I get there, life will be better. I’ve heard the trip’s a challenge, but the destination makes it worthwhile. I’m told that once I get there, things’ll be alright. Once I get down the…… Continue reading I’m on a road.
(November 29, 2017) A guarantee: if the sentence starts with “you should just,” what comes after nothing you want to hear. “Should” is on the evil side. “Just” implies an ease of execution that’s often disconnected from reality. When you put them together, they create a phrase guaranteed to generate misery. It’s a safe bet…… Continue reading You should just.
(November 12, 2017) Trigger warning: blunt discussion of eating disorder behaviors. My history with hotel rooms is complicated. They’re great when I’m on vacation with others. I have other hotel stories in my past, however. I don’t like revisiting my past, but I’m learning that if I don’t own it, forgive myself for it, and…… Continue reading Hotel rooms are dangerous places.