Category Archives: Weight Gain/Maintenance

Appreciating my body

Last night, I watched videos of my West Coast Swing dancing from this past weekend and my body image definitely improved when I saw how well I am now able to move my new, fuller body. Yes, I am larger … Continue reading

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Prioritizing my needs = awesome!

This last weekend, I attended Swing’n New Years Dance Camp in Palm Springs and had a fantastic time–one of the best times I have had at a dance event in awhile. There were multiple key ingredients that made this weekend … Continue reading

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Body Image Freak Out

Last night my dance team performed, which was super awesome and fun. However, before the dance performance, when I put on my black performance/competition pants, I had a body image freak out. Love handles and more were hanging over the … Continue reading

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Body changes – new bra size

One of the recommendations in my Beautiful You: A Daily Guide to Radical Self-Acceptance book by Rosie Molinary is to get your bra size measured (obviously tailored to women). Because I usually work on the book in my car right … Continue reading

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Honesty in Treatment

When I went to visit my younger sisters in San Francisco more than a week ago, I weighed myself the first day I arrived there. The bathroom had a scale in it, and I had not prepared myself for avoiding … Continue reading

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Dream Dinners

When I was in treatment, I ate most of my meals in program and I did not have to decide what to eat or plan meals in advance…the food was just there for me. As I transitioned to a lower … Continue reading

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No appetite

When I was stuck in my eating disorder, I felt hungry or starving most of the time. I ignored and did little to act on my hunger like I ignored most of my other feelings. Also, I constantly craved sugary … Continue reading

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