I was 8 years old when I started my first ever diet, Weight Watchers. Before I had finished growing or hit puberty, I was already trying to make myself smaller. This sparked a long journey of crash dieting, disordered eating, starvation, and body dysmorphia. My parents were only doing what they thought was best, guided… Continue reading New Weight Watchers Program Encourages Eating Disorders in Kids Ages 8-17.
I think it’s really important and good that people with influences as big as Shane Dawson’s are talking about this. Eating Disorders are so prevalent in society today, but they have begun to be normalized by diet culture and the wellness diet. Eating disorders do not have to look a certain way and neither do… Continue reading My Thoughts on the Eugenia Cooney Shane Dawson Documentary
Let me start this with a big, fat disclaimer: I LOVE Rachel Hollis. Seriously! I have recommended my friends, family, and acquaintances to her books since I have finished them. I would not even be writing this if it wasn’t for her. She has been a HUGE inspiration to me in following my dreams, and… Continue reading What Rachel Hollis Gets Wrong
The pictures from Holly's Wedding came in, and they are absolutely amazing. I especially like them, because I feel like they represent just how far I have come. A year ago, I would have hated these images. Today, I can fully enjoy them in all their beauty. What I love about wedding photos like these specifically… Continue reading Body Positivity Update
Reflecting on 2018 is particularly hard for me. I feel like I experienced a lot of personal growth this year as a result of a lot of inner turmoil. Though I now feel pretty positive about the direction my life is headed, I know I have a lot of work to do in 2019 to… Continue reading Reflecting on 2018; 2019 New Years Resolutions