Eating Disorder Treatment: A letter to my Favorite Nurse

***I have a beautiful letter written by a very beautiful person.  As I read this, it made me sad/happy.  I have developed the most amazing relationships with the people that I lived with in treatment.  This isn’t an easy read, it is a harsh, ripping the bandaid off kind of truth.  But that being said,…

Our Changing Bodies

No I’m not talking about puberty, I am talking about the changes our bodies go through during treatment.  When you end up gaining 30-35 pounds in less than 3 months, that is putting you in shock.  This is probably one of the main things that I hated.  During your stay in treatment, they won’t let…

Kirkwood Playlist

So my friends from treatment and I decided that we needed to have a playlist that either reminds us of the time we spent at Kirkwood or music that makes us think of each other.

When treatment is never a good time…

Going into treatment is not only a scary thing, but it never seems to be the right time.  I entered into McCallum Place on November 3rd,  and I discharged on January 27th.  What do I mean by the right time?  There are always holidays, special events, things, activities going on, and treatment doesn’t really stop…

Perks of Weight Gain

This post is also from Jess!  She does make some pretty valid points on weight gain!   This is for my Kirkwood family and anyone else who struggles with the idea of gaining weight. As women we are constantly bombarded by TV ads and Facebook groups trying to sell us items that promise to help…