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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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"Baggage" by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders My therapy session last week was a bit interesting. In the prior week, we veered off and discussed work, career, and relationships, all of which was very pertinent (still is ... 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 »
"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 »
"Let them eat cake" by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders   Since I am unable to watch House during the week, I like to watch the reruns on the weekends. Some of the cases are quite fascinating. The one I watched last night was ... Read on »
"Thirty-two kilos" by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders     A new exhibit called "Thirty-Two Kilos" opened tonight at the Goethe- Institut in Washington, D.C. It is a collection of digitally manipulated photos looking lik ... Read on »
90 seconds of emotion by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders KarenKeonig, psychotherapist and author of the Rules of Normal Eating, recently wrote a post about what Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor calls the " 90 second emotion rule." The idea i ... Read on »
A case of dysphagia by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I'm not sure how many of you watched Intervention on Monday, but it was a very interesting case with a young woman with dysphagia, a swallowing disorder. Dysphagia can occur ... Read on »
A mother's mission to raise awareness for male anorexia by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I thought this was a moving video piece in the Lansing State Journal about Susan Barry's son, TJWarschefsky, who died of anorexia Valentine's Day 2007 at the age of 22. ... Read on »
A new look at serotonin by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders The latest issue of the journal Cell has a very interesting report about new findings for bone formation in the body. Researchers at Columbia University learned that bone fo ... Read on »
Acting and its role in life by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players. That was one of my favorite quotes as a young child, especially during my acting days. When I was a yo ... 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 »
Anyone can have an eating disorder by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders     This was from Postsecret this week. I remember when I was younger and told how could such a smart girl like me ever have an eating disorder or think so harshly ... Read on »
Are food and politics intertwined? by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I just read thisinterview from Michael Pollan, author of the Omnivore's Diet and In Defense of Food, on alternet.org Pollan is a popular interviewee and never seems too shy ... Read on »
Art and DID by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Super tired but read this article on a woman, Kim Noble of London, with DID. She is using art as a way of therapy to help cope with her 12 different personalities. She says ... Read on »
Asian food labels, Calories, and their significance? by Tiptoe 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders   Last week, I headed to the Asian supermarket. I go once about every 3-4 months, all depending on when I run out of this:     Yes, kimchi! It's probably one ... Read on »
Borborygmus by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I happened to catch this word, borborygmus (pronounced bor - buh -rig-mus), in a recent issue of O! magazine. I don't read this magazine often, but secretly only bought it b ... 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 »
Building a life instead of rehashing the past? by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I recently read an interesting blog post on the treatment of borderline personality disorder at mentalhelp.net. Many people with BPD have had childhood trauma, and this is w ... Read on »
Bulimia is a dental disease by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders We all know that eating disorders can wreck havoc on oral health. Bulimia, most notably can take a heavier toll at first symptoms which continue to accumulate further as the ... 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 »