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My favorite books of 2021
On the journey towards loving myself TW: body dysmorphia, disordered eating, talks of weight loss First of all, I want to say thank you for the overwhelming support I received on my last post about learning to love myself. I am so sorry so many of you could resonate with my stories of bullying but I feel so honored that a few of you … Read More Learning to Love Myself Part Two: Baby Steps
My Favorite Books of 2020 In a crazy, ridiculous year like 2020, I never thought I’d be able to make it to my annual 100 books read because I fell into a bit of a slump at the beginning of the pandemic. However, I somehow managed to make it to 102 books and the year isn’t over yet! Maybe I’ll make it to 103? … Read More My Favorite Books of 2020
This year has been hard. I know I’m not the first person to say that, and I definitely won’t be the last. In a year that’s done nothing but prod and poke and break, I want to take a moment to focus on the inexplicable joys of being alive. These are the little things. The moments in life when you think: “Thank god I’m … Read More The inexplicable joys of being alive
*TW for mentions of body dysmorphia and weight loss/gain. I have body dysmorphia. When my therapist confirmed my self-diagnosis a few months ago, during our third session, I have to be honest and say I felt relieved. I thought that hearing the words “body dysmorphia” coming out of the mouth of a licensed psychologist would wreck me but no. At that moment, I finally … Read More I Have Body Dysmorphia