Is Full Recovery from an Eating Disorder Possible?

It’s eating disorders awareness week, and I feel like it’s as good a time as any to ask: Is full recovery from an eating disorder possible? What does full recovery even mean? In the world of eating disorders (and chronic dieting, let’s be serious),...
Using F-Words: Fat and Feminism in Recovery

Using F-Words: Fat and Feminism in Recovery

TL;DR: Go listen to today’s podcast with Jessie Kahnweiler! I think we can ALL agree that, whatever your definition of recovery of is, no matter what you’re recovering from, the fact that you have to go through it sucks. Plain and simple. Whether you’re in...
Before and After: Rewriting the Fairy Tale

Before and After: Rewriting the Fairy Tale

TL;DR: Go listen to this week’s podcast with Mindy Dillard! For my entire life, I have been interested in rewriting stories. From the time I was a child, I was writing twisted fairy tales: fiction based on subverting the expected narratives of beloved, age-old...