30 – Holiday edition bulimia & You are enough

The holidays can be a stressful time for those of us with disordered eating. Behold my tips for how to survive Christmas (and all the drama that comes with it), while recovering from an ED. I also have some wild news for you: YOU ARE ENOUGH! Say it with me! Make sure to follow on…

29 – Dense daddies & Pornified art

Austin may have the highest density of daddies, but the ones on Instagram take the cake for being the most ~dense~. Old white dudes throwing around their sexual desires like the entitled horndogs they are. Nothing new here! Also, could people please stop pornifying my art? Don’t hypersexualize me. Don’t hypersexualize my art. Leave us…

Try not to weigh yourself

I’ve always heard friends and colleagues say “I never weigh myself” and thought, “I could never not do that.” (I know, a double negative. But I was and am doubly negative about my body and my self). I thought, “I need to know my weight”. But these past two weeks in London, I haven’t weighed…

Episode 15 – Period shame, Orthorexia & Fuck buddies

Tune in to Episode 15 of Achingly Polite for a discussion of Period shame, Orthorexia & Fuck buddies. Listen and subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google play & Android. Support the podcast by downloading JuiceBox on iOS for FREE and use the promo code POLITE for your first five days of consultation FREE. Again, the app…

Episode 06 – Infidelity, Domestic abuse & Squirting

Tune in to Episode 06 of Achingly Polite where I chat about Infidelity, Domestic Abuse & Squirting. On iTunes, Android, Google Play and wherever else you get your podcasts! Who needs Spotify anyways?! jk Spotify I luv you pls include me. Please rate me 5 stars and leave a silly comment! Come across some fuck…

Different creatures, you and I

We are different creatures, you and I. We laugh at different jokes and cry at different times. While we look alike, we’ll never be the same. Let us each go our own way and tread two separate paths. What is for you is lovely, but it mightn’t be for me. Happiness for all of us,…

Starting small, with only known things

for Imogen   Before the polished sand of her mirror Freckled and pale Limbs and moles as she remembered   Temptation in dismantling her self a specimen for dissection A tally of flaws   How radical would it be to love instead? Were that even allowed Unsure, starting small with only known things Affirming feeling…

No

Just a lil #haiku to commemorate my #edrecovery from anorexia and bulimia. To anyone struggling and suffering, know that I feel your pain. I know it’s harder than “just saying no”. The oft prescribed notion to “just love your body” is a far greater hurdle to surmount than many realize. It is much deeper than…