Category Archives: Weight Gain/Maintenance

Done(?)

I deleted the games that I had on my phone (Plant v. Zombies 2 and Candy Crush). They served their purpose and I enjoyed them, mostly, but I am done(?) with relying on them to distract me from the world … Continue reading

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Body Checking

When the main actress in My Big Fat Greek Wedding starts losing weight, there is commentary that her collar bones are more visible. When I started losing weight in my eating disorder, I wanted visible collar bones too, and my … Continue reading

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Not so improved immunity…

I wrote a couple days ago about how I have not had a cold since I entered treatment, and that I think it is from my improved immunity. Yes, in my new healthier state, I probably have a stronger immune … Continue reading

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Regaining Dance Confidence

I love dancing. Dancing allows me to escape into another world. At the same time, events in the rest of my life influence my dancing. When I am stressed out, my dance posture slumps a little extra. When I am … Continue reading

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Fighting perfection

I used to try to be perfect. Perfect is safe. Who can criticize you if you are perfect? Trying to be perfect just sets me up for a stream of self-criticism when I cannot achieve the desired perfection. This week, … Continue reading

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You are not what you eat

There are many messages in the media and common culture that can be condensed into the single phrase “you are what you eat.” I challenge the idea that “you are what you eat.” Many eating disorder patients internalize the concept … Continue reading

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Hitting a wall

One of my first blog entries described the awesomeness of the eating disorder recovery app, Recovery Record. I still think the app has some wonderful features, but I’m definitely sick of it! I no longer want to log every single … Continue reading

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