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Chapter 25: I have a Voice

Chatty. Loquacious. Opinionated However you put it, I was born with the innate ability to talk… a lot.  I public speak all day in front of my students, I give workshops around the province to fellow teachers, I will bring … Continue reading

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Chapter 24: A lesson in patience

My Gramma calls me, her  ‘Maggie Thatcher” Words to describe Sarah… Loud, a pit bull, independent, educator, adventurer, spirited, a spit fire, stubborn, kind. But, Patient, to those who really know me, patient, has not often been a word used to … Continue reading

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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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