It was supposed to be easy…

Lane 9 Project May Writing Prompt: It was supposed to be easy... One mile. Slow, careful, calculated. Just one mile. It was supposed to be easy…but it wasn’t. Anxious, hesitant, and excited, I strided out of the driveway and descended down our dead end road. I took a right at the intersection and a left … Continue reading It was supposed to be easy…

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Let’s Get Real

November 8th, 2016. It was a dreary day, literally and figuratively. After a long, somber workday, I rushed off to a local coffee shop to meet an area dietitian. We were meeting so I could interview her and fulfill an assignment for a grad school class of mine. Frankly, I was not looking forward to it. Not … Continue reading Let’s Get Real

The danger of ‘sick enough’

I suffered in silence and I recovered alone because in my mind I was never “sick enough” to ask for help. As I began to share the story of my eating disorder, I grappled with what to call it. I struggled to call it an eating disorder, not because I was ashamed but because I … Continue reading The danger of ‘sick enough’