Ramblings about health, dogs, and other randomness

Health

Forgiveness doesn’t have to be earned

Forgiveness doesn’t have to be earned

I have chosen to be raw and public about sharing my story in the hopes that my story may inspire and educate others. On a selfish note, I must admit that sharing my story has provided catharsis and facilitated aspects of my recovery. One might […]

Friday Favorites #6

Friday Favorites #6

This week started with the Super Bowl and is ending with some friend time. There was some fun, volunteering, and yummy food in between. What did you do this week? Tulsa NEDA Walk: I finally registered to do the  Tulsa NEDA walk.  The walk is February […]

Bookends: My Morning and Evening Routines

Bookends: My Morning and Evening Routines

Before I get in to today’s post, I have a quick PSA about the Tulsa NEDA walk. I’ve registered to walk to help raise awareness for eating disorders. The walk is February 25th at 2 p.m. If you would like to join or support my team with a […]

How to Offer Support to Someone With an Eating Disorder

How to Offer Support to Someone With an Eating Disorder

I’m going to begin this post by stating that I am one lucky girl. I have very supportive family, friends and co-workers that have put up with a lot (too much, really) over the past several years that this eating disorder has been an issue in my […]

Friday Favorites #5

Friday Favorites #5

The Resident on Fox: My mom watches the Late Show with Cobert every night after dinner (she DVR’s them and watches the previous nights, because we are not about to stay up that late), and last week he interview Matt Czuchry from Gilmore Girls about his […]

January 2018 Highs and Lows

January 2018 Highs and Lows

High: Hiking in Arizona : This was such an appropriate start to the new year and reminder of how far I’ve come in recovery. Check out the link for more! Low: Family illness: Fortunately all is well, but some family matters drew my mom away from […]

Weekend Recap: Basketball, Family, Food, and Faith

Weekend Recap: Basketball, Family, Food, and Faith

I hope everyone is off to a good start to their week! It’s cold again, but still sunny here in Bartlesville. Hope is at her first visit to the groomer (pictures to come), so I’m using this “down time” to catch up on podcasts, projects, […]

Turning Lemons into Lemonade on the Hard Days of Recovery

Turning Lemons into Lemonade on the Hard Days of Recovery

This season has been a rough one. When I arrived home 7 weeks ago, I was at the lowest adult weight I’ve ever been and I told my parents I didn’t think I would ever have the strength to return to residency. I can easily […]

Friday Favorites #4

Friday Favorites #4

Hi friends! How has your week been? Anything fun this weekend? I’ve had a great week–loving my mama being back, Hope is getting used to her new surroundings, the weather has improved, and I had a positive follow-up with my physician. Not too much planned […]

How getting Hope has brought me joy

How getting Hope has brought me joy

I’ve only had Hope for ten days, but it’s definitely not too soon to conclude that this little goldendoodle is making my life golden. In the short amount of time I’ve had her, Hope has added joy to my life in so many ways: I […]