Stepping out of My Comfort Zone

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 28 May 2010 | 22 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff, My Family and this Eating Disorder

This is a cross post that will also be on WATRD. Good or bad, I’m not someone that frequently steps out of my comfort zone. I am someone who lives a pretty structured life. I have my routines of workouts, eating, what my days are like, etc., and that gives me comfort. I have read […]

Paying Forward Some “Oh My Blog” Love

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 18 May 2010 | 27 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff

Rita over at The Giggly Bits was kind enough to pass this love along to me close to two weeks ago and now I get to do the same! SO sorry Rita that it has taken so long for me to do this! I am honored that you chose me, and I’m sorry the day […]

What Would You Tell Your Younger Self?

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 19 March 2010 | 28 Comments
Categories: Day to Day Stuff, My Family and this Eating Disorder

This post is on WATRD, but I’m running it as a cross-post here as well. Inspired by the post by Kim at Adventures in Wanting last week, I wanted to further explore a topic she proposed that I found very interesting. She essentially asked – knowing what you know now, if you could go back […]

Parents Teasing Their Daughters about Weight

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 13 March 2010 | 63 Comments
Categories: My Family and this Eating Disorder

This post is on WATRD, but I’m running it as a cross-post here as well. I am reading this great book by Valerie Frankel called “Thin is the New Happy” and in it she gives a very interesting statistic about parents and daughters. (The book is about the author’s life; how growing up she was […]

My Dearest Daughter, Mommy Has an Eating Disorder

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 28 February 2010 | 35 Comments
Categories: How my Eating Disorder Affects my Kids, My Family and this Eating Disorder

So I mentioned a week or two ago that I finally pulled my head out of the sand, took off my rose-colored glasses, and told my 10-year old daughter that I had an eating disorder. Here is the letter I wrote and read to her, to get the conversation going… MamaV just posted it on […]

The Pediatrician Confirmed our Fears

Yazan: love2eatinpa | 23 November 2009 | 2 Comments
Categories: How my Eating Disorder Affects my Kids

My husband and I thought that our newly-minted 10-yr-old daughter has been looking pretty thin over the last six to nine months.  She had always been a picky eater (like her mom), but her zen for desserts/junk food seemed to be changing.  Whereas prior to that time, on any given day you could count on […]

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