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New Beginnings

October 5th, 2016. It has been exactly one year tomorrow since that Wednesday evening that I sat my parents down and told them I was suffering from a mental illness that made me starve myself to the point of complete self destruction. As I write, […]

Steps in the Right Direction

Progress and acknowledging God’s goodness though it all. This evening I went out for all you can eat sushi and I ate exactly 22 pieces of sushi. Nothing more and nothing less. How many calories would that be about and is it really worth it?  […]

Fried Chicken & All Its Caloric Glory

Fried Chicken & All Its Caloric Glory

I’ve fallen a bit back into old habits of counting calories throughout my day. I was so deep within that addiction for over a year, and finally broke free from it a few months back. Now ED symptoms are heightening and old addictive behaviours such […]

Reality Check

Reality Check

Back at it – working 40+ hours, squeezing in friends and family time into any free moment I get, and still taking care of who I am… working through recovery, fighting against those unexpected panic attacks, the few skipped meals on a bad day, or […]

What’s Recovery Mean to You?

What’s Recovery Mean to You?

It’s been two years now. Two years filled with moments of joy and moments of loss. Two years of screaming cries of desperation. And two years of celebrations and triumphs. These two years hold so much of who I am today. The two years of […]

Humbled by Your Goodness

Humbled by Your Goodness

Writing all the way from Auckland, New Zealand. This country is unbelievable. Australia was amazing, but New Zealand is beyond comprehension. There is something about this place that reminds me of home. The scenery here is so peaceful and the people here are genuine. Australia […]

Home is where the Heart is

Home is where the Heart is

Today we’re spending out last day in Gold Coast. The beachy sunshine city…. though the huge downpour aftermath from the cyclone didn’t help with going out last night or heading to the beach today. That’s okay though, we get to take a few days to […]

Top 10 Body Positive Challenges

Top 10 Body Positive Challenges

Since being in Australia, I am travelling around larger cities with an immense amount of advertisement. Media – such a toxic and corrupt influencer in peoples lives. Creating pressures and standards that literally no one can meet, yet we are foolish and desperate enough to […]

Australia 2017 // Photo Updates

Australia 2017 // Photo Updates

The past two days has been filled with so many events and such great memories. Too much to not write down – at least before I forget. Jess and I are currently sitting in the YWAM cafe, having a few hours to write to our […]

Okay to not be okay.

Okay to not be okay.

Permission to feel. I’ve been trying my best to focus on my honest feelings and thoughts, instead of pushing them away to try to get them to disappear, but bringing them to the surface and embracing such, sharing with others, and not being discouraged in […]