Don’t Tell Me to Eat a Hamburger: What Everyone Should Know about Eating Disorders

(TW Eating Disorders)   As you may know if you’ve read my blog, I suffer from an eating disorder (ED). I’ve never had formal psychiatric intervention to help me deal with it, and every day I find another aspect of my life that my eating disorder affects. Since this week is National Eating Disorder Awareness week, my Registered Dietitian Kelsey wanted to work with me … Continue reading Don’t Tell Me to Eat a Hamburger: What Everyone Should Know about Eating Disorders

Deep Dive: Mario Party Edition

This week is mine and Josh’s first deep dive into a topic we’ve covered on our podcast, Overrated/Underrated. Our podcast is lovingly called “the show where two exes bicker pointlessly about nothing for a half hour” because, well, that’s what it is. Josh and I have individually documented what it’s like to work on this pod together on my blog, and while we’ve had our … Continue reading Deep Dive: Mario Party Edition

When I Grow Up, I Want to Be: Proud of Myself

In my kindergarten class, like many others, our teachers handed out a paper that read “When I grow up, I want to be _____.” We were tasked with filling out the form and probably coloring it, or something. I don’t quite remember this kindergarten exercise, but my parents have told me about it many times. On Back to School Night, when they came into my … Continue reading When I Grow Up, I Want to Be: Proud of Myself

High-Functioning Depression

(TW Depression, Eating Disorder)   Depression can be sneaky. It can creep up on you, especially when you haven’t been deep in the throes of it for a while and you’re so busy that you don’t really notice it. I was coming out of a depressive episode at the beginning of last year, and I got to a reasonably good place. I’m typically a high-functioning … Continue reading High-Functioning Depression