You never know what is going on with someone. Everyone has a story to tell. There are so many of us that have invisible illnesses that can be both mental and physical.
Food and I always had a complex relationship, but after I had my second open heart surgery in between my freshmen and sophomore year I started losing weight. The more I lost weight the more in control I felt over my body.
It’s a hard one to follow when we feel like the world is pushing us to be perfect. We are surrounded by society telling us how we should model our bodies, our homes, what we should or shouldn’t buy. That we won’t be happy till we are perfect.
At its root perfectionism isn’t really about a deep love of being meticulous. It’s about fear. Fear of making a mistake. Fear of disappointing others. Fear of failure. Fear of success. – Michael Law I’ve talked a lot about my OCD but not so much about perfectionism. There are two different types of perfectionism andContinue reading “Perfectionism”
This photo is from my last full day in Pittsburgh and my heart was as full and happy as my belly. 🌟Coming from someone who grew up in the 90’s, crop tops were the rag back then. But I was considered a chubby girl a prepubescent teen with big boobs and was “not allowed” toContinue reading “Crop Tops and Full Bellies”
I was 13 when I first developed an eating disorder. I went from being a bullied, thick girl with large boobs to underweight and celebrated. I was praised, I was encouraged and I was MISERABLE! * But here’s the thing Anorexia and eating disorders don’t just go away. They aren’t just another fad diet toContinue reading “Weight Restored Doesn’t Mean Cured”