Ramblings about health, dogs, and other randomness

Recovery

Life Lately

Life Lately

May 2018 has been filled with pediatric critical care, kickball playoffs, Mother’s Day festivities, Cinco de Mayo fun, a trip to Los Angeles, an Indian-American hybrid wedding, new friends, a research conference, an upper respiratory tract infection, and keeping my head above the water. I’ll […]

Friday Favorites #9

Friday Favorites #9

After a week off due to my move, I’m ready for a new round of Friday Favorites for you! I’m looking forward to this weekend: I plan to go with my old roommate to her wedding dress fitting, spend some time at the dog park, […]

Life Opens Up When You Do

Life Opens Up When You Do

Happy Wednesday, friends! Quick PSA: If you enjoy reading the blog, please subscribe and/or tell a friend! You can get posts delivered straight to your inbox by filling out the box to the right. Also, if you have any feedback on the blog or content […]

Riding the [emotional] rollercoaster

Riding the [emotional] rollercoaster

I’ve never been much for rollercoasters. During a trip to Disney Land as a 5-year-old, I lost my beloved (and brand new!) Esmerelda baseball cap (which had been purchased especially for this trip!) on Space Mountain. This rough start was perpetuated during a high school trip […]

One Year Later

One Year Later

On March 2, 2017, I begrudgingly entered residential therapy for anorexia in St. Paul, Minnesota. My motivations were extrinsic, and I left against medical advice on March 30, 2017. I still carry a weight of shame in that last statement, that I left against medical advice. […]

February 2018 Highs and Lows

February 2018 Highs and Lows

High: Watching Hope blossom. Little girl no longer freaks out about going for walks on the pathfinder, she can go upstairs now (although I still think she is afraid of heights), and she did great at the NEDA walk with all the people and other doggies! […]

Weekly Eats #4

Weekly Eats #4

Breakfasts   A yummy protein-packed smoothie while reading my new devotional. No surprise here. Still obsessed with Ezekiel cinnamon raisin toast and whole milk brown cow yogurt. Another favorite-oats and more yogurt. Lunches Whipped together a salad with some grilled chicken, goat cheese, and a […]

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 […]