Breaking Free of ED

February 21st kicked off this year’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. As a newly minted remission patient, this is my first time in the past 7 years that I have observed this week without disordered eating ruling my life. It has taken a long time to get to this point, not just for remission but being... Continue Reading →

Flint, MI Pays More for Poison Than You Do for Water

Living in drought-stricken California, I have become much more aware of how much water I use, especially after the first water bill. It is a constant running gag when I talk to people about moving from Arkansas- for the first time in my life, my water bill in the summer is more than my electric... Continue Reading →

My Body, My Beer, Their Double Standard

Yesterday, the CDC released a recommendation for sexually active women who don’t take contraception to not drink alcohol. This stems from a desire to reduce the number of babies being born with fetal alcohol syndrome. Fetal alcohol syndrome is certainly a detrimental problem and it is laudable that it is being addressed, but the way... Continue Reading →

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