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Chapter 23: A lesson taught. A lesson learned

A lesson given as a teacher became a lesson I needed for myself… vulnerability My love of transparency has me admitting that just as the number on the scale once defined me, the number of days purge free became my … Continue reading

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Chapter 22: This sh*t takes work

There will be a time when I will no longer keep track. For now. Each day counts. Each day I learn. 200 days.  How did I get to this point? The point where the once knee buckling guilt of a … Continue reading

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Chapter 21: The end. The Beginning. I am happy.

The irony. That it took a period of utter chaos for me to find my balance. That it took existing in darkness for me to find my own light. Honestly, this was not a story I ever thought I’d tell. It was … Continue reading

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Chapter 20: Dear Dictator…

Dear Dictator, Recovery. The bulimic stops a habitual purge. The anorexic eats at every meal. The orthorexic has a treat. There is a common misconception that once an individual with an eating disorder is finally eating regularly, their battle is … Continue reading

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Chapter 19: The Summit

The Summit.  The moment you break through the tree line, scramble the last peak, and stand still, breathing in an unobstructed view of a city as it comes to life with the rising sun. The moment in your recovery where … Continue reading

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Chapter 18: I give you permission…

A recent conversation with some friends has surfaced a truth for me. Although the last few months have been filled with amazing opportunities, adventure, and love, emotionally I have felt extremely off balance. I have been pushing myself, driving through … Continue reading

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Chapter 17: Alignment.

Choice is an amazing concept. Recently I have began to embrace the full power and influence of choice, recognizing that my life, my energy, my world, is a reflection of how I choose to act or react, how I choose to … Continue reading

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