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Ok days and Bad days

I personally have to admit something.  I honestly don't know what a good day is.  I know the definition of good, but for the past 20 years, I've numbed every thought and feeling that could possibly be numbed.  This past week has been extremely draining.  I have struggled with meals, I've broke down and cried… Continue reading Ok days and Bad days

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A Letter to Those Who Say I Make Them Feel Fat

*This post is by Jess!  Thanks Jess!*   "If you think you're fat then you must think I'm huge." No. Stop. Please don't begin to view yourself as fat because of my distorted view of myself. My body dysmorphia only affects the way I see myself. I see you just as you are. And I… Continue reading A Letter to Those Who Say I Make Them Feel Fat

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Addiction and Eating Disorders

*Today's post is buy another MP family member.  We've cried, we've laughed, and we've loved on Wrangler.  Amanda is a very strong person, and I am so glad that I have her in my life.* I am an addict. I realized that pretty young. When other kids were sneaking a couple hits off a cigarette,… Continue reading Addiction and Eating Disorders

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Treatment is the easy part…

*Like I have mentioned before, I have friends that are contributing to the blog in hopes that we are able to impact peoples lives, and hopefully be able to help someone.  I think that when we have other peoples perspective on eating disorders and related mental illnesses, we are able to reach more people.  The… Continue reading Treatment is the easy part…

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A day in the life at Kirkwood

Treatment for an eating disorder is not glamorous, and you definitely don't go there just to rest and to take a break from life.  We bare our souls, constantly eat when we are told, and get a 30 minute walk if it isn't too hot/cold. Every morning we got a wake up call at 6… Continue reading A day in the life at Kirkwood

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My First Day at McCallum

Even though its been almost 5 months since I was admitted into McCallum Place in Kirkwood, MO, I can still remember it like it was yesterday.  In the days that lead up to my admission at McCallum, there was a whirlwind of things that had to be done, from putting in my medical leave at… Continue reading My First Day at McCallum