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Dream Big: Discovering the “Essential Me.”

Who am I without Ed? This is a question that I used to ask myself a lot. Apparently, this is a question that many of us in recovery from eating disorders as well as other mental illnesses, like PTSD, end up wondering about. Our illness can essentially hijack so much…Read More

What is Your Guitar? [Video]

When I bought this guitar, I was at the height of my battle with anorexia and bulimia. I didn’t have the energy to push down the strings or to concentrate. So, I actually took the guitar and I shoved it in the back of my closet. Well, ten years later,…Read More

Dream Big: Bring Your Brokenness

Recovery from both an eating disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder, PTSD, is possible. Here, brave Amie Shields shares her inspirational story of transformation. Amie writes about needing to get to the “roots” of her eating disorder. We all know what happens if we pull a weed up only by the…Read More

Mental Health: What I Wish I Had Known as a Teen

I worried about grades as a teenager. I mean, I really worried. Today, I know this was not typical anxiety about school. Looking back, I struggled with obsessive-compulsive disorder and perfectionism. Among other things, I was obsessive-compulsive about never wasting time. Not. One. Second. Further, I was laser-focused on getting…Read More

Born Afraid—But Not Defeated

I was born afraid. So, it became no surprise to me now that, by the time I entered college, my high anxiety, sensitivity, and perfectionism had fueled anorexia nervosa. Restricting food decreased anxiety. And, if I ate enough in a binge, I didn’t have to deal with difficult emotions. Controlling…Read More