Tips and Reminders for Surviving the Holiday Season in Recovery

It’s that time of year. The time that is both my favorite and least favorite for vastly different reasons. The time that is full of comfort, relaxation, togetherness, the perfect weather, and just… good vibes (for lack of a better word). But it’s also the time that reminds me of some of the hardest moments […]

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Physical Effects of Refeeding in Recovery (+ How it Gets Better!)

Eating disorders often aren’t talked about until they become explicitly relevant in a person’s life. They are heartbreakingly more common than they should be, but they still aren’t normalized. Those who struggle with an eating disorder and then begin recovery are often unaware of what is happening to their bodies. I only knew about anorexia […]

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My Dance Journey + Healing My Relationship with Exercise

Over the years, my relationship with exercise has undergone constant transformation. In a nutshell, I have always loved to move, but not in the form of “traditional” sports like soccer or basketball. I liked the sports that were more expressive, graceful, and technical, like gymnastics, ice skating, and dance. I wanted to do a sport […]

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How I Returned to Competitive Dance During Recovery From an Eating Disorder

Dance has always held a special place in my heart. As a naturally quiet and reserved person, dance was how I expressed the pieces of myself I couldn’t through words. However, as my body image issues worsened in my early adolescent years, it became the thing I dreaded most, rather than what I looked forward […]

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