Link Love 1/8/16

Oh man, I cannot remember the last time I did a link love… Sorry for my lack of love!! I just have been so busy with school that I forget these things. This week I have gathered several great reads for you all that I hope is helpful! Recovery: The Truth About “False” Recovery –…

Coming Out About Your ED

Eating disorders are made up of several traits. One of those traits is being secretive and not wanting others to know about it. It wants you all to itself and allows no one in. I remember years ago when I didn’t even think I had an eating disorder and lashed out at the doctors when…

How I’ve Grown

It’s amazing how much one can change in the span of one year. I used to be the girl that threw away food when no one was looking, now I’m the girl that licks the plate. I used to think of all the ways to burn calories, now I can focus on things that matter…

Never Giving Up

Sometimes, we lose motivation. We don’t feel like there isn’t any reason to get better, stay better, to eat, to be social, to have fun like everyone else. But your life has sooooo many reasons and you are still entitled to all of those things despite those temporary emotions. There is always a reason to…

College is… different

College is different. It was a scary transition because I am so used to making my own meals, not being on the go all the time and had time to myself. College is the complete opposite and let me tell you, I am not used to staying up late. I literally have big bags under…

Gaining More Than Pounds

Recovering is not just about the weight. Recovering is fighting for your actual life back as well. Fighting a nasty disorder brings out a whole new person. You might not be the same person you were before but it’s because you have gone through a life changing situation. Nothing in the world wrong with that-…

The Big 18

Caution: Baby Emmy pictures below.  18 years old. I can’t believe I am finally entering adulthood. Such a scary yet thrilling thought to me. Birthdays aren’t like they used to be. I used to wake up the morning of my birthday and be the most excited little girl ever. I would run down stairs and…

Get Angry

It’s time to get angry. Get angry at your eating disorder. Stop yelling at your parents and loved ones for trying to help. Stop blaming and feeling sorry for yourself. Stop isolating because you think you have no friends. Stop acting like there’s no way out. Get angry. Fight the evil disorder that is taking…

Link Love 8/9/15

It’s time for some link love because I found some very inspiring links this week that I am dying to share! This week is a bit different than most Link Loves because I found mostly recovery and health topics. Hope you enjoy! The Problem With “Strong Not Skinny” – A Piece Of Misa Marissa has…

Extreme Hunger

When I first started refeeding my body with an adequate amount of nutrition (3000 calories a day), I felt extremely full a lot of the time. However, there were times whether between meals or right before a meal that I felt STARVING. It was a feeling of if I didn’t get food soon I would…

WIAW: Home Alone

My parents had left for a long weekend to a wedding and I was in charge of keeping the house in shape. I spent a lot of time with my doggy (Bailey) and 2 cats. They are very entertaining! I’m going to share with you all what I ate the first day on my own….

A To Z Survey

I wanted to do a random post so you guys can know a little more about me! A few friends of mine have done these surveys and it looked fun so here we go: A- Age: 18 to be….. B- Biggest Fear: Dying. I know that an obvious one but any thought of death and…