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I have been busy buzzing around some of my recovery sites and online mags I enjoy reading, including the ones I receive news by email about. TWO interesting articles I read this past week were “Note Worthy” of re-shares by SoberRecovery they are not only…

The Jig is Up!

by beautybeyondbones I was literally thisclose to disabling my blog this morning. Thisclose. I mean, for the first time, I think ever, I could literally feel my heart pounding in my chest. And I don’t mean “literally” like an overdramatic and slightly basic Millennial. I mean, I could literally physically feel the actual beats of my heart pounding, as though they were millimeters from […]

Watch Your Thoughts

by beautybeyondbones I’m sitting here and my hands are shaking. I am outraged. Honestly, this may be the first time I am at a loss for words. Well, maybe the opposite… I just finished watching the second season of 13 Reasons Why. And I have SO MANY THOUGHTS.  I wrote about the show when the first […]

The Generation that killed Romance…

by beautybeyondbones Our generation is going to go down as the generation that killed romance. Among other things. But the death of chivalry and courtship will be our legacy. And I blame one thing: Dating Apps. Ugh. Bumble. Tinder. The League. Hinge. Coffee Meets Bagel. OKCupid. Online dating is a close to 2 billion dollar […]

THE OTHER S-WORD

by beautybeyondbones I’ve gotta tell ya…sometimes I just cannot believe how socially dense we can be in 2018. I mean, for as politically correct and inclusive our carefully chosen words are…y-i-k-e-s. Let me back up. Over the weekend, I took my dad out for his birthday. We went shopping, saw a movie, and went to […]

The Truth about Bloating in Recovery

by beautybeyondbones Alright, truth time. There’s an elephant in the room, and it has to do with refeeding in recovery. And that, my friends, is bloating. This is an uncomfortable topic to talk about, because it has to do with body image. During recovery, we’re working on accepting our new body and learning to love […]