Worthwhile Reads 5/17/15

Good morning! Sunday has managed to completely sneak up on me once again, and I can hardly believe the end of the week is here already, but that seems to be the case. I have been getting a whole lot o’ sleep lately, and I slept quite late again this morning. Whoever said sleeping a lot indicates laziness should be punched square in the jaw, in my opinion. I doubt that they have ever experienced the restless insomnia of anorexia, which has made me grateful for each and every wink I get.

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Needless to say, I am enjoying a big ol’ cup of coffee to start of my Sunday, and I am linking up with Amanda to share some good reads with you. Enjoy!


To Weigh Or Not To Weigh

This article offers some interesting arguments for and against weighing in recovery. Although I know that I am still in a place where I prefer to remain ignorant of my weight, there are certainly pros and cons on both sides of the issue. Ultimately, it’s important to remember that each person is going to have a different approach that works best for them at different times in recovery.

When Did “Disordered” Become So Ordinary? 

Amen to this!

Ready To Heal Your Relationship With Your Body In Eating Disorder Recovery? Try The 5 (Body) Love Languages

Another fabulous post by Melissa Fabello. This is a great, refreshing take on reframing how we treat our bodies.

Kesha Talks Healing After Eating Disorder

It’s great to see celebrities honestly opening up about their struggles with disordered eating.

Why You Need More Calories Than The Government Approved Recommended Daily Allowances

In a society that advocates cutting calories at all costs, this is excellent information to keep in mind.

Life, Etc.

Reading Rainbow’s Skybrary Brings Back The ‘Bow

Three cheers for the return of Reading Rainbow!

The Science-Backed Benefits Of Being Bored

I find that I think some of my most interesting thoughts when I’m bored. Perhaps our ultra-distracted culture is not so productive, after all.

The Definition Of Hell For Every Myers-Briggs Personality Type

This is fairly amusing, and quite accurate for me.

Let The Kids Eat Their Oreos

Of course, children should be fed nutritious food, but I think we need to be extremely careful to avoid teaching them that foods are “good” and “bad”. The occasional Oreo, right along with carrots, fresh greens, oatmeal, and ice cream, can be a part of a balanced diet.

On Somedays

A beautiful litany on living life in the present.

That’s it for this Sunday, folks. I hope the rest of your weekend is restful and pleasant!

4 thoughts on “Worthwhile Reads 5/17/15

  1. Great articles again! I hate being bored, but find that when I have nothing to do, I start to get into a meditative zone and find it rejuvenating. Three cheers for nothing to do!

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