Fear Foods: How to Face Them

If you have/had struggled with an eating disorder, its likely you have certain rules for certain foods. More often than not, its because you have had a bad history regarding it or someone made you believe something about it for you to avoid it. I have overcome many of these things and there are ways…

Link Love 6/28/15

Happy Sunday! Is that even a thing? I am feeling a bit more confident this week and it has a lot to do with who I surround myself with and keeping busy. Also found some great articles to share with you all: Recovery/Health: Gaining Weight To Recover – Psychology Today I think this is a…

Why Not To Obsess With “Healthy Eating” In Recovery

Most people struggling withan eating disorder have the “good” food “bad” food mindset. They believe they can eat X but not Y for various reasons. I made this post to tell you all that you need to let go of that mindset. It can be hard, especially when you hear so many things persuading you to eat…

Five Things Friday 6/26/15

Five Things I Ate: Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes of course! With greek yogurt and almonds BAGELS. But really though, do you even bagel…. Pancakes! It was actually pretty funny because I wanted to use ALL the batter so I made this very cute small pancake. It looks like a frowny face if you look close enough…….

Nuts N More Peanut Butter Reviews

When I started branching out of my nut butter collection, this brand was one that caught my eye via Instagram. Seeing people rave about how good this stuff was made it hard to stay away! Luckily, I was able to find some to try at my local GNC. The first one I tried was the…

WIAW 6/24/15

Hello world! It’s time for another round of What I Ate Wednesday! It seems like it’s been a long week with Father’s Day and helping my brother move in. I’m going to keep my intro short and dive right into my eats: Saturday night I had made some snickerdoodle overnight oats because I wasn’t really…

Ben and Jerry’s Milk N Cookies Review

I never plan when I have pints. Not anymore at least. Ice cream sounded good last weekend so I searched through the flavors to find one that I haven’t tried before. I am one for trying new things 🙂 Milk N Cookies has always been one I’ve been curious about. It was bittersweet to choose…

Ways To Increase Intake

I get asked a lot by people how I reach 3000 calories. It can be simple if you incorporate denser foods. This can be hard for people struggling with an eating disorder because most of those foods are probably “fear foods”. That is EXACTLY the more reason to be eating them! Not only are you…

Link Love 6/21/15

Hey everyone! I found some really deep and interesting reads this week and I hope you all plan to look at them all. Anyways, its Father’s Day! Don’t forget to remind your dad how much he means to you and do something special for his day. We usually have a cook out and I bake…

Homemade PB Jelly Larabars

Larabars are pure bliss. But a part of me has always wanted to try making my own! I mean how hard could it be? It’s only a few ingredients to begin with! Ever since I got a food processor, my baking experiences have been so much better. I highly recommend if you love to bake…

Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes

I love eating a variety of food. Sometimes I like a big bowl of fruit, sometimes I like to have a dessert. I haven’t made these cupcakes since my birthday 2 years ago and out of nowhere the other day did I remember how much I loved them! I just had to make them again….