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Tiptoe

central, Virginia
I'm currently recovering from an eating disorder and trying to find my way in life. Follow my blog to learn more about me.
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First Exposurees by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Over the last few weeks, I've been working on a new "puppy prep" powerpoint for one of our seminars. We find that the majority of owners have no clue what puppies involve, s ... Read on »
Girls State by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders   Last weekend, I went to an all day dog seminar. Since it fit in so nicely with what we are doing at the new facility which officially opens June 1st, it would have been ... Read on »
Surviving some shopping by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders   A few weeks ago I talked about how I was  dreading shopping. I still am, but I truly want to try to get some of it done and not procrastinate like I usually do. I think t ... Read on »
Deconstructing "myths about suicide" by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders A few days ago, NPR's  Talk of the Nation  spoke with  Thomas Joiner  of Florida State University, a prominent researcher in suicidal behavior, on  deconstructing "myths abo ... Read on »
Shopping is a lost cause by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Originally posted April 26, 2010  Well, it's now inevitable. I must buy khaki pants for work very soon. All the red tape that needed to be done has been finalized, so now ... Read on »
Someday Melissa by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Originally posted April 22, 2010   I posted this on twitter today and was deeply moved by this story, a  mother's loss, a daughter's story. If you haven't read it, please ... Read on »
"Blips" Continued by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Originally posted April 18, 2010 Going back to my last  post, thanks for the feedback. Everyone made good points, and it is obvious that we don't view our EDs as blips in ... Read on »
"Blips" by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Originally posted April 11, 2010  My parents are visiting this weekend. So far, it has gone well. It's the first time in a long time I have not felt an overwhelming anxie ... Read on »
Stress Awareness Month by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders It seems there is an awareness month for just about every single thing. March was apparently Caffeine Awareness month, Nutrition, Frozen Food, Peanut, Gender Equality, On-Ho ... Read on »
Breaking down walls by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Facebook has an application called "status shuffle." It's basically a random collection of quotes and one liners. Most tend to be on the funny side , but this one was poigna ... Read on »
Lessons from vacuum cleaners by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders     At some point in my life, I think it would be fun to have an iRobot. From people who I know who have had them, they said that they really worked well. The price i ... Read on »
Bullying by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I'm going to go a little off topic on here and discuss bullying. It seems like it is everywhere in the news, and it is a growing problem within schools. Yesterday, on NPR's  ... Read on »
Repost: If you could never fail by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders   I'm reposting this about the question what would you do if you knew you could not fail because I thought it was cool to find a photo that asked this exact question. Plu ... Read on »
Craving scenario by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders The other day while I was about to leave my client's house after exercising her dogs, she suddenly starts talking to me about the ice cream she was eating. The scenario ... Read on »
How deception affects us by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders On Mondays, usually I try to catch the show  House.  Some days I watch fully engaged while other times I'm multi-tasking with dinner and being online. Tonight was the latter ... Read on »
Advocacy? by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders   Most of us know that this week is  National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Whenever NEDAW rolled around in the past, there used to be a slight awkward, uneasiness fee ... Read on »
Emotions, Anger, and thin mint cookies by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders The other day a dog training colleague of mine posted on facebook:   " I'm so mad at my kids, I could eat a sleeve of Girl Scout Thin Mint cookies."   When I rea ... Read on »
Intervention--Marquel by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I caught last night's episode of Intervention with the story of Marquel, an exercise addict and alcoholic. Although there have been a number of episodes on eating disorders ... Read on »
The difficulties of hunger and fullness by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I just read this blog post over at 360 Degrees of Mindful Living about fullness. From the blog:   First, the sensation of hunger goes away. This is a moment of  hunger ... Read on »
Honks that encourage by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders     I don't know if anyone has noticed all the Canadian geese out, but they are certainly around. I know a lot of people find them a nuisance with their loud honking and ... Read on »