A Lesson in Acceptance from a Feral Cat

He will always be feral. You'll probably never see him again after today! Well, that's what they said about one particular tomcat we took in to get neutered. She was wrong. Turns out nearly the whole feral colony living in the woods behind our home is now "formerly" feral and ... ours! The mama of [...]

By |2017-11-17T22:24:43+00:00November 17th, 2017|Blog Posts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Lesson in Acceptance from a Feral Cat

What You Never Knew About Eating Disorders and Suicide

Recently I was interviewed by an editor at Cosmo regarding my past battles with an eating disorder. Following significant trauma and the divorce of my parents at age eight, I decided I wanted to be thin more than anything else in the world. Sadly, I already was. A preoccupation with my body and my weight [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:02+00:00March 9th, 2016|Articles and Resources|Comments Off on What You Never Knew About Eating Disorders and Suicide

My Story is Featured in the Tennessean!

Check this out! Wow- I am so grateful! This was posted online Friday and will print in the Gallatin and Hendersonville papers this Wednesday. http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/local/hendersonville/2015/04/02/hendersonville-author-raises-awareness-eating-disorders/70857202/ Do you know of anyone who has suffered from an eating disorder or had a family member who suffered? Eating disorders are a tough, lonely disease and once the recovery [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:10+00:00April 6th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on My Story is Featured in the Tennessean!

My Eating Disorder Saved My Life. Please Help Me Save Others!

Many of you may already know I suffered a 10-year battle with anorexia and bulimia as a teenager and young adult. There weren't any Eating Disorder Awareness Programs back then, and I kept my behavior a secret for years until I learned it was a disease. Finding help not only saved me from dying, but [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:11+00:00March 1st, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on My Eating Disorder Saved My Life. Please Help Me Save Others!

Book Review: Skin and Bones

Skin and Bones is the first fiction book I've read which tackles the delicate subject of eating disorders and Sherry Shahan nails it! Personally, I am a 20+ yr ED survivor with 24 weeks total in-patient treatment and countless more outpatient. A speaker and advocate for ED awareness, I believe Shahan's Skin and Bones MUST [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:14+00:00November 11th, 2014|Articles and Resources|Comments Off on Book Review: Skin and Bones

Eating Disorders and College Students

Eating Disorders are rampant on college campuses. According to this article from The Seattle Times, key warning signs of eating disorders include: •Dramatic weight loss •Preoccupation with food •Excuses to avoid mealtimes •A rigid, extreme exercise regime, despite bad weather, injury, illness or fatigue Click the link to read the full article so you can [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:15+00:00November 10th, 2014|Articles and Resources|Comments Off on Eating Disorders and College Students
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