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I Am Proud Of Myself For Reaching New Goal!

I changed my profile picture to me deadlifting 225lbs last night, because it’s been a goal of mine for a while now, and I am proud of myself for reaching it. After watching the To The Bone trailer last night, my husband and I were talking about my own journey with Anorexia. 11+ years ago,…

My Journey Of Self-Love, Acceptance, And Authenticity

Going to Rosewood has been the beginning of the most transformative and incredible journey of my life. I am grateful I was afforded the opportunity to walk through the doors at Rosewood. For 14 years I tried to suppress my pain through eating disorders and various addictions. I did not want to exist, yet I…

I Am Alive Today Because Of Rosewood

Yesterday was my anniversary of the day that I entered Rosewood in 2014. At that time I had no idea that I would be a pretty much be a part of Rosewood until Sept 2015. I entered a very very sick, sad, insecure hopeless person. This was the end of the road for me. My…

Rosewood Treatment for Mental Health Disorders

13 Reasons Why Sparks Discussion about Teen Suicide

13 Reasons Why is a fictional Netflix series that chronicles the events that led a 17-year-old high school student to commit suicide. Narrated by Hannah, the girl who took her own life, the series has become a pop culture phenomenon – and has sparked significant controversy. Many medical groups, mental health experts and parents have…

Rosewood Gave Me Light, Hope, And Strength

“Thank you.” Really, I mean it. Today in therapy I got in touch with emotions I’ve been ignoring for awhile now. Thursday was hard and I didn’t understand why. It was exactly 1 year since I left Rosewood, I should have been so proud of myself, but all I felt was guilt and sadness. But…

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…