The Myth of the Ideal Self

It's been a REALLY long time since I've shared anything to this blog. The fact is, I've spent several months making very slow but steady progress along my path to understand what's standing in my way of being happy/content/serene/satisfied (e.g. my ideal self) and keeping me in the trenches of disordered eating. Lookie there! Well, … Continue reading The Myth of the Ideal Self

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A Welcome and Blessed Bend in the Road

Nearly four years ago, I began sharing my journey to find sanity with food, my body, and, well, life. I "went public" with my challenges, however undefined, because I know I'm not alone. Lots of other people--even if they're not comfortable talking (or even thinking) about it--can identify with the food/body and plain-old everyday life … Continue reading A Welcome and Blessed Bend in the Road

Clarity in the Woods, You Ask?

I wanted to find clarity in the woods, and I sure as hell got it. Only it wasn't at all what I wanted, or thought I wanted, anyway. At all. It was more like clarity in a cup. A very large cup of vanilla ice cream blended with peanut butter cups and chocolate sauce. Wait 24 to 48 hours. Repeat.