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  Today was a day where I struggled. It was a day where I would rather not admit how many times I cried because my pants felt too tight. I have sensory issues and I really struggle when clothes don't "feel right" (hence a huge reason I work so hard to carry pieces that feel good, because that is all I can stand wearing). When clothes don't "feel right", I automatically go into a negative self-talk wheel. It's frightening how automatic it is. Logic has nothing to do with it. It doesn't matter what anyone says, because I can feel...

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How many times can I actually say "big news" and you ladies believe me? Well...I'm about to say it again. Not only is this big news...it's such happy, fulfilling, feel good news...   So you all (or at least most of you know) I also created the Mary Rose Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to helping fund eating disorder treatment for those that are suffering. Eating disorder treatment is insanely expensive and eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all mental illness...half of these deaths are by suicide as well. The need for quality treatment is undeniable. The longer...

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No matter who you are or where you've been, you are ok. Your past does not define you and you are worth loving yourself.

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