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I am not sure about what Sunday represents for you, but Sunday for me has always been a time that has represented slowing down, and recognizing what we are grateful for. This is hard when we are in the middle of our struggle, when our pain seems so much more present than any of the… Read more

Recovering from an eating disorder or disordered eating is really hard work. Unlike with addictions there is no abstinence model, and we have to learn how to eat properly and nurture our bodies despite how difficult this can seem. There are many things that can get in the way of our recovery including our relationships… Read more

About two years ago I posted a blog all about my favourite eating disorder book. I am going to paste it below so you can see my original write up. What I wanted to add to this blog that I didn’t say in the last is that so often people only set so much time… Read more

In my eating disorder counselling practice, I get asked multiple times a week about whether or not it is safe to eat certain foods. Clients will send messages with their dinner plans and ask if it is okay for them to eat that food or if what they are eating is too much. While I… Read more

Every once in awhile you meet someone who can put words to things that you have either only ever felt but never expressed, or that you have witnessed but never articulated. Paige Freeborn is a volunteer at the Looking Glass Foundation and someone I am fortunate enough to work alongside in our Hand in Hand… Read more

Deciding to and committing to recovery is amazing and takes a lot of courage and also a lot of strength. It is work, and work that often feels hard before things start to feel easier/better.   There are a few things you can do, and a few things that need to be acknowledged about recovery… Read more

The other day, a client said to me “It feels like everywhere I turn I keep getting told that in order to recover I have to learn Self-Care. If I am being honest, I just don’t really get what a bath has to do with me getting well, nor does it feel that helpful in… Read more

I have so much compassion for individuals who struggle with eating disorders at any time of the year but my heart really goes out to them at this time when it feels like the whole world is triggering. A sad reality is that the world we live in has been highly impacted and controlled by… Read more

Happy Holidays! I just want to thank you for welcoming me into your lives over this past year and letting me be a part of your journey. I hope this holiday season brings you many moments of relaxation, peace and  joy. Try to be good to yourself and keep the focus on the things that… Read more

People often ask me how they can survive the holidays when they are struggling. I absolutely support that when food is the center of our activities that it can increase expectations and anxiety. I also know that in many ways, food needs to be the center of how we take care of ourselves when we… Read more