The bottoms of my feet hurt. My ankles are stiff and painful. The blanket on my lap hurts my skin. The inside of my body creeks and groans with little lightning rods of discomfort. Not always pain, exactly, but like little reminders that every individual cell exists. As if I could forget. When I stand, … More 2:07am

Elizabeth 2.0

It’s been quite some time since I have written about My Tape. I tried on multiple occasions, but forming words around what life has been like has felt impossible for a long time. I have to write about My Tape as honestly and openly as possible because it can’t help me to share half-truths. It … More Elizabeth 2.0

My Tape: The Pedulum

Extremes I am a person of extremes. I really like something or I really don’t. I dive into new dogmas with 100% commitment and enthusiasm. I am desperate for answers and if someone I even remotely trust offers them in the form of a new (to me) moral take, nutrition/fitness plan, or alternative to body … More My Tape: The Pedulum

My Tape: The Right Help

Inspired by #reverb15 and both the emotional response I felt and the general responses I received about my Day 21 (“You Being You”) and 23 posts (“Perfectionism”), I’m going to continue writing about my experiences working through my eating disorder. I have found it to be eye opening and cathartic. I’ve learned that while I always knew I wasn’t the only person in the world with an eating disorder, I still felt incredibly alone…until I heard from so many amazing people after those initial posts. The support people have shown publicly and privately has truly changed my heart for the better. … More My Tape: The Right Help