The spiritual significance of food, body image and healing

Hi friends!

This post is a little different than my usual motivational Friday message. You see, I’ve been thinking lately that you only really see half of me. There is a big part of my life which I was afraid to talk about until now…I need to share about my faith. In all honesty it’s a difficult post to write. It can be easy to be swept up in the human nature of pandering to your ego and allowing your head to get so big you can’t fit through doorways.

But I know that I simply cannot take the credit for my recovery and the person I am. This is me giving due credit to the Creator and Master of my life. Through him all will find love, forgiveness and grace. It is my hope for you that you will find peace in his arms, as I do.

Continue reading

How do you love yourself when you don’t like yourself?

Hello friends!

Sometimes there are people in your life who you just can’t stand. For no particular reason, this person just gets under your skin. Or perhaps there is a very good reason for your distaste towards this person. Unfortunately, as this is the real world and not some cartoon where you can zap them away, we must put up with these people. So we smile, grit our teeth and get on with it. But what do you do when you feel that way about yourself?

Continue reading

What nobody tells you about recovery

Hi friends!

Disordered eating is no longer an uncommon issue in peoples lives. So many of us are confined and restricted by the rules we inflict on ourselves to reach society’s ridiculous standard of beauty. Unfortunately, the transition from disordered eater to recovery is not all smooth sailing. In fact, it can be frustrating, exhausting and degrading. However, the struggle is worth it, in order to emerge whole once more and to begin truly living!

Continue reading