1. How To Feel More Supported In Your Eating Disorder Recovery

    Support is necessary to recover from an eating disorder. This seems pretty self-explanatory, yet when I talk to clients and other recovery warriors, support seems to be one major barrier. The purpose of this blog is two-fold. On one hand I hope to help those in recovery discover why aligning support is such a challenge and then offer some tips around how to improve support. On the other hand I hop…Read More

  2. Dealing With Thinking “I Am Fine” In Eating Disorder Recovery

    You have a voice in your head that tells you are “fine” but you aren’t. You are anxious, depressed, frustrated, stuck, and unsure of how to accept and like yourself. You constantly obsess about food and your body and it never feels “good enough” yet thoughts roll through your mind telling you, “You are “OK” and not “sick enough”. Those thoughts belong to your eating disorder an…Read More

  3. Health At Every Size

    I shared a post on instagram earlier and it struck a nerve. I knew it would. I am appreciative of people wanting to have an open dialogue about this issue. Health At Every Size is a social and political issue, not necessarily a health issue. Let me explain. Health At Every Size is controversial because it goes against what we as a society have been taught. People are treated differently because of…Read More

  4. Project Heal Blog

    I love ProjectHeal. This is an organization on the ground fighting for people to find treatment and recovery from eating disorders. They help people pay for treatment and you can learn more about them here. I am honored to be a part of this amazing organization as a member of the Healer’s Circle. While you are checking out Project Heal be sure to read their blog. Check out my latest Project Heal…Read More

  5. Avoiding Comparison

    Comparing yourself to others is going to cause you nothing but anxiety, confusion, and upset. I am not going to tell you, "Stop comparing", because if it were that easy none of us would be in this position. It is super hard to not compare yourself to others. As an Eating Disorder Therapist, Body Image, Self-Esteem and Eating Disorder Recovery Coach in Texas I am seeing a lot of clients struggling …Read More

  6. Get A Beach Body

    It is that time of year when you are going to see a flood of ads and people talking about getting beach body ready. We have been conditioned to believe that only certain body types are allowed or OK to wear bathing suits or enjoy the beach. Well this is simply not true. As an eating disorder therapist, body image, self-esteem and eating disorder recovery coach I help people learn to deal with livi…Read More

  7. How Can I Love Myself When That Is The Last Thing I Want To Do

    As an eating disorder therapist, body image, self-esteem, and eating disorder recovery coach in Sherman, TX I see a lot individuals that struggle with self-hatred. Recently I was asked, “How can I love myself when that is the last thing I want to do”? Your Eating Disorder Is A Liar That nagging and mean voice in your head can make it really hard to accept yourself and to practice self-compassi…Read More

  8. If You Hate Having Your Picture Taken Read This…

    Looking at pictures of yourself can trigger a lot. It triggers upset and frustration. A picture becomes a permanent reminder of you and your body. As an eating disorder therapist, body image, and self-esteem coach I work with a lot of people that experience a great deal of anxiety and upset when approached to have a picture taken. I so GET IT! Just the other day I was confronted with a picture fro…Read More

  9. Improve Your Body Image

    As an Eating Disorder therapist in Sherman, TX and a Body Image, Self-Esteem, and Recovery Coach I work with a lot of people to improve their body image. Body image is impacted by a lot of different factors. Our relationships Our own internal expectations Our beliefs about ourselves Social and cultural beauty standards Negative emotions Bad stuff you have experienced I talk about self-love and bod…Read More

  10. Why You Are My Inspiration. You Have All The Strength You Need.

    It is not easy to love yourself. That is because you were taught not to. How many times did you hear, “girls are made of sugar and spice and everything nice” or “don’t say anything unless you have something nice to say” or “stay humble”? These are just a few of things we are taught as young girls. You were told that in order to be loved, happy, and sweet girl you have to be humble, q…Read More