Flying On The Swings I remember the hot summer nights as pre-teen, waiting for my Dad to get home from work so that we could go to the Fair and
Belonging When I was in Elementary School I had a deep need to create a sense of belonging in my life. I was obese, a seeker of emotional connection
What is the ‘art of deprivation’? My journey with deprivation. It stems from a place in my past, where I felt as though I couldn’t access what I needed emotionally.
— Liberated — Recovery — (Part 3) [part 1] / [part 2] Since my weight loss surgery in June 2017, I have felt liberated from the bondage of addiction. That
When I found out that we would be eligible for an amazing Alaskan Cruise, for myself & my Husband, I could see the dreams we had come to fruition. It
I sat in the doctors office and sobbed, the fear/guilt/shame/obsession/addiction clawing to come screaming out of my throat. I love my doctor, but having this type of meltdown I wouldn’t
There is a lot of backstory to my food addiction, some of which I may share and some I won’t share. However, I sat on this beautiful winter’s day and
If you troll around on this blog, you will see blog posts from YEARS ago. In 2007 I started a weight loss blog, suggested by my then boyfriend. I didn’t