Monthly Archives: October 2010

stepping back

**Note: This post talks about restricting, and may be triggering. However, I feel it’s important to share the good as well as the bad on this blog – because that is what real recovery looks like.** The past week or … Continue reading

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This week was a really, reallyyyy intense training week for swim. Everyday we had to swim all-out racing sets, which sap the body of all its energy and tire out the muscles to the point where it’s difficult to move. … Continue reading

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Recovery isn’t the road to perfect

It seems kind of counterintuitive, but up until the other day when I posted my last poem “Inside a Box,” I kind of had this feeling that I hadn’t reached “recovered” yet because I was still unhappy a lot of … Continue reading

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Inside a Box

Here’s a little something I wrote the other day when I was feeling discouraged: Inside a box there are four corners. In those four corners stand little squares of space. In those spaces are places for each of us to … Continue reading

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Chugging Gatorade as a metaphor for a knock out punch.

I was reminded yesterday that there are some major downsides to getting your period. When I wasn’t getting it every month, I forgot about how I used to feel really weak in swim practices and meets when I was on … Continue reading

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Fall Break and “miracles”

Right now, I’m sitting on my couch at home with my lovely (albeit fat) cat Jynxie and my equally plump yellow lab Candi. I’m trying to process what happened last week when I was at school before I came home … Continue reading

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ED + poetry

This weekend went by oh-so-quickly! We had a marathon swim practice on Saturday morning, followed by a quick trip to the Ithaca Apple Festival and then work at Wegman’s from 3-8. I also worked this morning, then had to go … Continue reading

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