Body Image

The Unsocial Reality of ‘Social’ Media

What's actually social about 'social' media? Sitting behind a screen and flicking through other people's lives is far from 'social', and if ...
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I don’t want a cure all I want is awareness

As a woman with cerebral palsy, people often ask me, "have you ever thought about what life would be like ...
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This Is What #InvisiblyDisabledLooksLike

#InvisiblyDisabledLooksLike cerebral palsy, anxiety and depression.  It’s spending 9 years trying to “pass” as able-bodied to escape judgement, then feeling ...
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My Face Rings A Bell

Remember getting the chickenpox when you were a kid? I vividly remember huge, quarter sized spots that were so itchy ...
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How Binge Eating Can Mask An Eating Disorder

Occasionally binging on what felt like mountains of food in one evening is what allowed me to hide my eating ...
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Light Your Fire

I was sitting around a fire with some friends last weekend and someone asked the question, "How do you get ...
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EDNOS: Living a Life in Fear

I'll be honest, I'd never even heard of EDNOS until someone told me I had it. 'Eating Disorder Not Otherwise ...
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To the Woman on the Street Who Taught Me a Lesson in Empathy

Dear Woman on the Street, You sidled up to my friends and I on a temperate August day.  A day ...
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/ body image, growth, perspective

What Going Makeup-Free Taught Me…

It was a little over a year ago that I decided to challenge myself to do the impossible: to go ...
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