Recovery Shouldn’t Have to Be This Hard…

Recovery Shouldn’t Have to Be This Hard…

TL;DR Go listen to this week’s podcast with Joanna Kay! A few months ago, I was put in touch with a teenage girl who doesn’t believe that she has an eating disorder. She says she is eating—and she probably is. Her disorder presents itself as orthorexia, an...
Burlesque Bits #1

Burlesque Bits #1

Well, hello there, dear blog reader. You’re probably here because you’re expecting insights about eating disorder recovery, and, while you’ll find about three years worth of that in my archives, I’ve got something very different for you today. Because as much as I am...
Solving for X: Letting Go of the Calorie Math

Solving for X: Letting Go of the Calorie Math

TL;DR: Go listen to this week’s podcast with Jessica Raymond! It’s a new year. Time marches on, and every year, we get a little bit older, and a little bit further from the things that once defined us or we’re important to us when we were young. So I have...
When Diet Marketing is Evil, or Actual Results May Vary

When Diet Marketing is Evil, or Actual Results May Vary

TL;DR: Go listen to today’s podcast with Kat Whitfield!  In order to sell you wrinkle cream, you first must be aware that wrinkles are bad. In order to get you to buy a diet pill, you have to be sufficiently unhappy with your body to choose to lose weight in your...