This seems to be a very stressful time. I know that in the last 5 days alone, I have caught myself eating things I would never normally eat. When things get rough, we tend to cling to food to...
                  Two years ago I dropped my week-old phone in a port-o-potty. It's the phone I still use today. After holding the phone in the crack of the door for my friend, I decided to be independent and set the phone on...
A few weeks ago, I opened up Google to find more information about the Coronavirus. Initially, I didn't have much of a reaction and thought "what's the big deal?" Fast forward a few days and then a few weeks and I'm...
There are a lot of different opinions about the Coronavirus. Some people are nervous about themselves or someone they love getting the virus. While others are overwhelmed by how disrupted their lives have all of a sudden become. Everyone...
Throughout my years as an eating disorder therapist, I've learned that people with an eating disorder can't pinpoint when their eating disorder started. Eating disorders don't have a "start" point because they are basically like a storm brewing until a...
The rate we transition as mamas is staggering. Sometimes I feel like I'm just holding on for dear life because just yesterday I was hoping and praying for my oldest to make it here safely.  The next day I...
Before reading this, please be aware that if you are struggling with an eating disorder or disordered eating, this may have triggers in it around behaviors and thoughts. If you are triggered after reading this post, please use self-care...
In a world obsessed with food and body, it can seem impossible to find freedom from the cycle of monitoring and scrutinizing your food choices and body composition. I mean, what even is freedom from food and body issues?? For a...
"Are you tired, weighed down, having trouble completing tasks, overloaded, stressed out, foggy headed, forgetful, and longing for more quality time with your family and friends?"
Hi!  I'm Kat and I have panic attacks. (monotone: hi, Kat). Sometimes they make sense, like I'm in an actual dangerous situation that is legitimately scaring me (those are what I like to call 2-bottle-of-wine conversations).  Other times, they make...

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A Decade in East Texas | East Texas Moms

We are transplants celebrating the end of our first decade among the pine trees. It has not always been rainbows and sunshine living in...