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How I Found Peace And Freedom From My Eating Disorder

Rosewood and treatment in general was something I was insanely skeptical about. I thought an eating disorder was just a way of life for some people. I figured once you have one, you are stuck with it. And also in my distorted thinking I thought my eating disorder was kind of healthy and my compulsive…

Recovery Looks Different For Everyone

The minute I finally accepted that recovery looks different for everyone, I was able to find a lot more freedom in the process. My entire life has been a victim of perfectionism and within that: insecurity, feelings of unworthiness, and a lot of shame in my own process. I truly believed recovery was just not…

How Coaches Can Help Prevent Eating Disorders in Athletes

How Coaches Can Help Prevent Eating Disorders in Athletes

For a young athlete, one of the most important figures in their lives is their coach. Coaches have the ability to inspire athletes to perform on the field, and to encourage them to live up to their potential off the field. But with that influence comes responsibility. Coaches are often in the best position to…

Stop Being Your Critic And Learn To Be Your Best Friend

Ghandi said it best when he said “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”  Think about it, Be the change. What do you wish for this world?  What difference do you want to make? What do you want to leave for the future?  For your children, grandchildren, family and friends. Is…

Rosewood Is The Best Thing I’ve Ever Done For Myself

One year ago today, I walked through the doors of Rosewood. I had bariatric surgery 2 years ago and it went very wrong. I had multiple surgeries and complications for a long time after. And after some time, I realized it was more than just my medical issues, I had an eating disorder. I called…