Back to Blogging a Little Bit More

I've been really quiet in the last several weeks, not because I had nothing to say, but I needed to be in a more positive head space to write.  I've gone through a bit of a depressive spot lately, and I don't want this space to be somewhere negative.  Yet, anytime I tried to write, … Continue reading Back to Blogging a Little Bit More

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Personal Revelations–Freeing Myself from Stockholm Syndrome

    I spent years wrapped in guilt. I walked away from my father because the abuse had risen to a level that was no longer safe. Shutting that door, meant shutting it forever. And I knew it would hurt. I put his emotional needs above my own. I was worried about how my leaving … Continue reading Personal Revelations–Freeing Myself from Stockholm Syndrome

Weight Set-Point Theory: Scientific Understanding of Dieting and Weight

It seems that no matter where I turn, EVERYONE is on a diet. And it makes me angry. I'm not angry towards those on a diet, but towards society in general. I'm angry about the lack of information and education out there. We have scientific evidence to explain why diets don't work long term.  Most … Continue reading Weight Set-Point Theory: Scientific Understanding of Dieting and Weight

That Oh So Familiar Quote: “Relapse is Part of Recovery”

Before entering treatment: "Well for me it's not. I REFUSE to put myself through this hell again.  I'm gonna do this whole inpatient thing once and that's be it.  I refuse to be that girl who relapses over and over again." Ummm....so, yeah...about that. 5 months later: "What the hell have they done to me? … Continue reading That Oh So Familiar Quote: “Relapse is Part of Recovery”