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’

What a dog can teach us about self-love and recovery

L9P Community Post: Jacqueline Ballou Erdos Afew months before I was diagnosed with hypothalamic amenorrhea, my husband and I brought home a rescue pup from an adoption event in New York City. We named our then 1-½ -year old Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen mix, Maizie. We didn’t know much about Maizie’s history, but did know … Continue reading What a dog can teach us about self-love and recovery

Filling the Void: From athlete to unknown

L9P Community Post: Chloe Davis, MS, RD, LDN, CSN How to bridge the gap between athlete and active. Managing nutrition, mindfulness and movement in times of transition. If you can think back to elementary school when a teacher assigned you to use words that described yourself, what words did you pick? Fast forward to college, … Continue reading Filling the Void: From athlete to unknown