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 [...]

What do you want to read?

What do you want to read?

Ideas ruminating for posts...what intrigues YOU most to read? Leave yours in the comments! You can't be brave without being scared My body is an instrument, not an ornament Body Neutral (the new Body Positive) Genes load the gun and environment pulls the trigger I'm not sick enough to write this I AM Jesse's Girl [...]

Friendships 101: From “Getting Coffee” to “Netflix & Chill”

Friendships 101: From “Getting Coffee” to “Netflix & Chill”

How do you, as an adult who is no longer in school, move beyond "Getting Coffee" friendships to "Netflix & Chill" friendships?   Definition of Terms: "Getting Coffee" friendships (GCFs): people that crossed paths with you at some point in your life and had enough of a connection that you "get coffee" every few months [...]

It’s all about who you know. Or who knows you.

Did anyone notice I just spent the month of August doing the following: Going public with my anorexia/depression diagnosis (yes it was as terrifying as it sounds) Making a Mommystrong Facebook page Inviting ALL of my FB friends to like the page...twice (more terrifying the first time than the second) Posting to #mommystrong every 2-3 [...]