Eyes Wide Open: Blog

When The Honeymoon is Over

For about the last 6 months I have been sailing on smooth seas as far as maintaining abstinence or “sobriety”...

5 Myths About Body Image

For the last few days, I have been having huge body image issues and feeling insecure. I look in the...

Putting It All Out There

Last night I shared my life story with over 125 people at the Celebrate Recovery service at my home church....

Miss Perfect

I am a perfect perfectionist. As a matter of fact, most food addicts are. Pre-recovery, we are perfectly starving ourselves...

Dear God…Can You Please Take the Fat Away?

I have diet notebooks in storage dating back almost 20 years documenting my food intake, calories, workouts and weigh-in results....

Fathead

A few years ago, when my disease was running rampant, my BMI (Body Mass Index) had put me in the...

I’ve Got A Bad Feeling About This…

I am pretty certain that when God created things like food, sex, and alcohol He didn’t intend them for overuse....

My Golden Handcuffs

Unlike many of my posts, which are about my faith and my personal story, I wanted to share some super...

Higher Ground

For the last 6 weeks I have been attending a 12-step program that is focused specifically on food and compulsive...

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