Tis the season of BellLetsTalk and Eating Disorder Awareness Week! Please don't get me wrong, I LOVE the idea of spreading awareness, it's a huge part of what I do and what I believe is important. That being said, awareness has to be real. In the body positive sphere I have seen countless young people … Continue reading Eating Disorders: Yes, you should raise awareness. No, you shouldn’t post that before and after photo.
Every single January I hope that the billboards and pamphlets for weight loss supplements and gym memberships will cease to enter my life. And every single January I am unpleasantly unsurprised by the hundreds of messages I see on telephone pole posters and on the side of buses telling me that 2017 is the year … Continue reading New Year, Same Bullshit.
When I was in grade 11 I was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa. Fast forward 4 years to my third year of University and I’m on a stage in Toronto, accepting an award called the Body Confidence of Canada Award. Needless to say, a lot changed in those years between. I went from hating my body … Continue reading Body Positivity – 8 Things I’ve Learned in University