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Letting Go of Perfectionism and my Eating Disorder

There’s a typo on this page. Years ago, the blog that you are reading would have never included a typo. Back then, I was an over-studier and obsessive proofreader. My blogs might not have had errors, but today — they just might. I know how much my obsessiveness with being…Read More

Our Darkest Secrets: The Link Between Sexual Abuse and Addiction

“Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve learned something from yesterday.” – John Wayne The above quote appears on the first page of Michelle Peterson’s inspiring website,…Read More

Do the Impossible: Healing From Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD is an invisible monster. It disguises reality. When I was sucked into what I learned to call the trauma vortex, I often couldn’t distinguish between what was real and what wasn’t. I thought I was going crazy. PTSD told me this over and over again: You’re not safe. You…Read More

Why We Must Renew Our Vows to Recovery

I spoke with Jenn on the phone recently. She laughed. She had hope. She planned to write a book. I was going to help her. But, I can’t help her now. I guess I couldn’t completely help her then. I tried as best as I could. I mailed cards and…Read More

The Pages Beckoned: Write!

June Alexander is a gem in the eating disorders field. I truly admire her as an advocate, a speaker, and a writer. (As an author myself, I have no idea how June is able to write so many books so very quickly!) Recently, I have had the honor of collaborating…Read More