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Healing Journey

Healing Journey

I was stuck in a cycle of numbing my pain, doing anything possible to quiet the feelings even if for only a moment. Starving, purging, cutting...these were the only things that gave me relief from the screaming in my mind. I just wanted it to stop.
The Beginning of my Self-Love Journey

The Beginning of my Self-Love Journey

Overcoming my eating disorder, started with learning how to treat myself with compassion.
I hated myself. I blamed myself for the OCD, for the rape, and so much more. I could not find a way to treat my present self with compassion.
Ending the Stigma of Mental Health

Ending the Stigma of Mental Health

It is time. I am not afraid to talk about it anymore. Mental health stigma needs to end.
Health is not a size.

Health is not a size.

Health is not a size. Health is not a weight. We have been conditioned to associate the size of our bodies with our health. Healthy bodies come in all shapes and sizes. What is healthy for my body is different than what is healthy for your body.
eating disorder recovery

Do it scared. Just do it.

Courage is a muscle and we build it by doing things that scare us. Do it scared. Just do it. It gets easier and you get stronger. One thing every day that scares you. One thing, that's it. You've got this <3 This was key in my eating disorder recovery. 
Learning to Live

Learning to Live

Learning to live with self-compassion was my first step in recovery. You deserve to figure out how to love yourself <3
Silencing the Shame

Silencing the Shame

By speaking out, you are owning your truth and taking back control. Secrecy breeds shame and I am ready to silence the shame.
You Would Never Know

You Would Never Know

The eyes tell you so much about a person. Do you see the pain that was the past? Do you see the strength and courage behind the eyes? To truly know joy, you must have known pain.
I am done. Let's do this.

I am done. Let's do this.

It is time. Time to love ourselves.
My Crazy Little Love

My Crazy Little Love

I never knew how deep I could love until you came into my world.