HuffPost Article! Regaining Weight and So Much More

HuffPost Article! Regaining Weight and So Much More

At the pits of the disorder I found myself in the all too similar place of I where I had been when I carried more physical weight- the anxiety and depression were still there. I was still hyper-focused on the way my body appeared, which continued to fuel the feelings of shame, worry of not being good enough and steepened the spiral and isolation of depression.

I was using the disorder to cope, and escape, to comfort and soothe.

Hello darkness, my old friend!

Showing Up in Your Messiness

Showing Up in Your Messiness

What if, instead of being apologetic for being human, for being you, for being imperfect, you embraced the messiness.

What if you spoke to it, exposing the not-so-secret that lots of times, things just don’t go as planned. And, that you’re simply doing the best you can with what you’ve got.

Imagine the energy you would have if you shifted your focus away from apologizing and shrinking yourself to hide behind the illusion of perfection.

Imagine the weight that would be lifted off of your shoulders.