Declare Your Independence

Today is Independence Day in the United States. A day filled with parades, fireworks and grotesque hotdog eating contests. Those things aside, it’s also a holiday which commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Enough talk about nations birthday...

Let’s Talk Honestly About Food

I will be holding a conference call about living with a compulsive eating disorder. I will be talking about my own struggles and what I’ve learned from nearly 20 years of arresting the disease. How I did it, and how I live with food, the substance that once...

3 (or more) things about you

I’m participating in The Ultimate Blog Challenge. 31 posts in 31 days. It’s a great way to develop a writing practice and create some excellent content. It’s also a fine opportunity to learn more about one another. Here’s 25 arbitrary things...

Never look at making the bed the same again

“I’m up, help me make the bed.” I was surprised, but I did as I was told and pulled the sheets up and set the pillows right. Why, I wondered, are we doing this? Is this really worth the energy? She must have read my mind because she looked up from...