Ana’s Reason 3.

Ana’s Reason 3.

Series: Under the Surface - Ana's 13 Reasons Why A series of posts uncovering what is really beneath my anorexia and depression. Reason 1: Genetic Temperament Traits Reason 2: Inheritance Reason 3: My parents' marriage. And divorce. And remarriage. To each other. MAKE A DECISION. These people couldn't decide if they wanted to be together [...]

Ana’s Reason 1.

Ana’s Reason 1.

Series: Under the Surface - Ana's 13 Reasons Why A series of posts uncovering what is really beneath my anorexia and depression. Reason 1 - Susceptible Genetic Temperament Traits Each of us is born with "genetic temperament traits" that strongly influence who we are as people. According to the Child Development Institute, there are 9 [...]

Recovery Roller Coaster.

Recovery Roller Coaster.

My least favorite ride is the Recovery Roller Coaster. Up and down goes the Recovery Roller Coaster. One day I'm UP. Eating three meals and two snacks (my latest directive from Kristen, my dietitian/therapist/all-the-things extraordinaire). I have even wondered some days if I've eaten intuitively that day...and then wondered if it's intuitive if I have [...]