I had a secret. A secret that I would keep for 3 years. This is my eating disorder journey.
5/23/17... a year ago today I arrived home after a 2-month residential stay at Rogers Memorial Hospital. It may have only been 2 months, but there was a long road that led me there, and a lifetime of memories to treasure afterward. My first mental health diagnosis (Borderline Personality Disorder) came about because I went to… Continue reading Reflecting On Rogers Memorial Hospital
Another day, another diagnosis. I've been diagnosed with over half a dozen mental illnesses in my lifetime. A diagnosis can mean many things. For some, it brings hope because they finally have answers. For others, it can bring up feelings of shame or embarrassment. In my experience, it's a mixture of both. This was definitely true when… Continue reading Handling a New Diagnosis