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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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Using the other hand by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Yesterday, I had this strange thought as I was simultaneously making banana pudding with bananas and milk closely reaching their expiration date and eating oatmeal with ... Read on »
Taste by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders The other day I was on the hunt for chocolate fruit dip. Why I don't know, but that is what I seemed to be craving. A part of me thought that this was a positive sign. I was ... Read on »
Humiliation to the extreme by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders It's been a week since the new year has started, and there are still umpteen articles about resolutions, ads about weight loss, commercials about joining gyms, etc. And then ... Read on »
If your body could talk... by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders In Margarita Tartavosky's excellent Weightless Blog, her most recent post,  Empathizing with your body, she asks the question "What would your body parts say if they could t ... Read on »
Focusing on the "Be" by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Although the title of this blog post, " Free to fully be yourself in 2010" is a bit hokey, I think it is a good message and one that we often forget. Many of us tend to get ... Read on »
Happy 2010! by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Just want to wish everyone in this community a happy new year.  I hope 2010 brings about wonderful, positive changes, , happiness, health, love, and laughter.  These are all ... Read on »
Follow-up: running group debate by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders First off, thanks to those who commented on my debate to join training running group and who voted in the poll. The commenters raised some excellent questions, so thank you ... Read on »
Follow-up: dental appointment by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I had my dental appointment today. There was no major fanfare or inquisition or anything like that. Actually, the most vivid memory I have is of the donkey in the movie Shre ... Read on »
New area, new dentist by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders It's been over a year since I've been to the dentist, but I decided to go ahead and make an appointment today. I figured it was the end of the year, so I might as well use m ... Read on »
So it's Christmas by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I must admit I'm not in a very holidayish mood. Of course those who have known me for years on end would probably say "well, you're never really in a holiday mood." This is ... Read on »
Debate: to join training running group or not? by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders The other day I was at a friend's house dog sitting and happened to see this running newsletter. My friend I know is not a runner, so I guess it must have been her husband's ... Read on »
Thwarting possible triggers by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders First off, I just want to say that my blog was private for a few months due to things going on in my life.   It has now been turned back to public, so if you want to catch u ... Read on »
The case of Emily Errico by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Several weeks ago, there was a report of a young, anorexic girl named EmilyErrico, aged 25, whose mother was indicted of neglect. For whatever reason, I found this case horr ... Read on »
Scales in non-traditional places by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Lately, it seems I have been seeing scales in many non-traditional places. Last week, it was in a corporate office restroom. Several weeks before that, it was in another off ... Read on »
Needs in recovery by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders While I'm on the subject of Dr. JillBolteTaylor whom I meant to post about more (I wrote a recovery quote awhile back from her) but never got around to, there is a chapter i ... 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 »
Change is in the air by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I should note on here that the majority of my posts on wellsphere are notalways very personal.  This one is, just because I think it is a good post.  For other more pers ... Read on »
Looking at Red by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders   I feel like I'm always apologizing for lack of posts. If it seems it is one thing, it turns into another. Right now, my dad is visiting and brought me my new car! Woot! ... Read on »
Give yourself a chance by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Several weeks ago, C., my therapist, said to me, "You never give yourself a chance." At the time, this statement was in context to a discussion on my sleeping habits which h ... Read on »
How beliefs are so hard to change by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders The next few posts will be on thoughts from my therapy appointments. Ahh, C., my therapist, says interesting words which always prove to be food for thought.   I've ta ... Read on »