Today is the final day of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week for 2018 in Canada. As I sat pondering my past this morning, some words came to mind that I wrote back in 2003. I was in the thick of my battle with binge/purge type anorexia, and during this season of my life things were … Continue reading Keep Walking.
I've had an emotional day, and I'm not really feeling a blog right now. Instead, I'm going to share a beautiful song that is giving me hope today and encouraging me in the midst of my anxiety and fear. It is Well (Bethel Music) Grander earth has quaked before Moved by the sound of His … Continue reading Let Go My Soul, and Trust
“The sky is grey, but I’m not blue. The healing rain leaves a silver hue. And even when the thunder assaults the night I’m unscathed, and the world’s unchanged. And I can sense a peaceful warning; I know it’s gonna be a silver morning.” I remember writing the above words while sitting outside on the … Continue reading A Silver Lining
Have you ever heard of someone who has experienced total recovery in their life and thought to yourself, “Wow, they’re so lucky”? Maybe you were struggling with the mental illness or addiction that this person had overcome, but instead of finding hope in their story, you just looked at them as though they were one … Continue reading Recovery: More than Luck
Today is Valentine’s Day. For some, Valentine’s Day is a special day. It is a day to celebrate love, receive gifts, or be pampered. For others, it is a day that represents pain and solitude as it flamboyantly highlights their loneliness. And then there are others still, for whom it doesn’t make any difference whatsoever—it’s … Continue reading A Masterpiece Worth Loving
We are in the middle of Eating Disorder Awareness Week here in Canada (February 1- 7). As an eating disorder survivor, this subject is very near and dear to my heart. You can read a little bit more about my recovery journey here, but today, I want to share some of my thoughts on what … Continue reading Eating Disorder Awareness Week – Thoughts from a Survivor