When this year started, I was a completely different person. I was still dating someone..or at least trying to work on things with the person that I had once seen my future with. I was trying to fix something that was so broken that it kept falling apart. Eventually it didn’t work, and he picked … More 2017 Recap.
I’ve spent the last year focusing on applying to the University of Calgary. I took two trips out to Calgary to see the school and talk to an academic advisor out there. I’ve spent countless hours going over old applications for the social work program and trying to figure out how I would write my … More Plan A isn’t always the right Plan
You can go months with being on top of your game and on track to reaching all of your goals. You can be killing it for weeks and months in a row and then one thing happens and suddenly you’re on some sort of out of control spiral. You can be crushing it, and then … More Hitting Reset.
Everyone handles emotions in different ways. They handle different types of emotions and high emotional events in a variety of ways. Meaning some could go even further into a fitness program and some may become so stressed that everything goes out the window. I’ve been in both situations. When my Grandmother passed away earlier this … More Handling High Emotional States
Struggling with an eating disorder is one thing. Battling it is another.. and Recovery is an entirely different aspect of it. Every part of my struggle taught me something.. every step throughout my battle changed me .. but nothing has changed me more than the day I chose to recover. Nothing has changed me or … More What Recovering Taught Me
Everyday were surrounded by people that are accomplishing their goals and reaching new heights, but we never take a minute to sit back and think of our own. We never step back and think of the mountains that we’ve conquered and the things we’ve accomplished. There have been so many times that I look at … More You’re Doing Better Than You Think
Growing up I moved a lot. I’m well into double digits for the number of houses i’ve lived in and have been to a number of different cities, and yet none of them have actually felt like home. I came close once, but there was always something missing that I couldn’t quite put my finger … More Finding Your Place
When it comes to break ups there is always a part of you that tries to hold onto any piece of what was in order to cope. Over the past few months i’ve realized that breaking up with your eating disorder is very similar to breaking up with a significant other. When you break up … More Breaking up With your Eating Disorder
You can hate the person that you used to be. You can dwell on the choices that you didn’t make. You can destroy yourself for the decisions that you made in the past. Or you can accept them for everything that they were and you can accept the person that you used to be, because it’s … More Who You Were Made You Who You Are
Every week with my coach I do a check-in , which includes weight & pictures. For someone that has struggled with weight and being haunted by the number on the scale, I sometimes avoid this aspect of it. Understanding that the number on the scale is simply a number is vital when it comes to … More The Scale is Just a Number.