Weighing In

I eat intuitively. I move my body every day. And here’s a snapshot of said body. My BMI says I’m obese. My belly looks lumpy and it is the antithesis of flat. Agree to disagree but I have no intention of losing weight or even trying to change my shape. Because something deep down inside…

Thrive In Therapy

Therapy day. Something that we don’t talk about often is how hard therapy is because God, it can be hard. Working through trauma will gut you and challenge you and leave you questioning if healing is not just possible but if it is actually worth it. I always liken therapy days to peeling the layers…

A Real Love Letter: Warrior Edition

Dear Warrior who has seen the online fallout from the Megan and Harry interview, I know right now the world is giving the impression that you are responsible for the way your brain responds to mental illness but I want you to know that even if it is your choices that led you to this…

The Mind Game Has Changed

Let me start by saying that I am blessed to be safe in my home space during this pandemic.  However, I find myself scrolling through social media as a default coping mechanism looking for distraction.  That may or may not be a good idea because we all know how social media can have a negative impact…

Disordered Eating Is Deeply Rooted In Mental Health, and It’s Time We Talk About It

Please welcome Patrilie to the blog. She was kind enough to share her experiences and expertise on an incredibly important (and what I find to be vulnerable) topic. This post is the second of a two-part series on eating disorders and mental health. To read Part One, titled Food is Hard, click here. You can…

Idle of Despair

"There are some things people don't deserve to know about you." Said with love from my honey and rolling around in my brain for months. I have debated discussing this topic. It's been written in my head a dozen times. I have jotted down the gist on multiple occasions. Each time, I have scratched it…