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An Anorexic Life

About three years and a few months ago I stood on the mushy colored tiles in the hallway of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital holding a white slip of paper. In stark black and white were the words DIAGNOSIS: ANOREXIA NERVOSA. … Continue reading

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Woman

I remember the year that I realized the world has rules for you. I don’t mean rules like you have to clean your room before bed and wear pants to school, but rules like you have to do something specific … Continue reading

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Dear Future Daughter

Dear Future Daughter, At the time of this writing, I am not very old. I don’t have reams of life experience to hand you, neatly stacked and organized. I don’t have much direction to offer you, as I am just … Continue reading

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Becoming an Adult (And Other Disasters)

The older I get, the better I like myself and the more I feel at peace with what God has in store for me. There are no more sleepless nights with the little Me inside my head running around in panicked … Continue reading

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On Family

Let me tell you one of the coolest things about getting married (besides the obvious): gaining another family. I spent my spring break in Destin, Florida with the Stagnaros. Right before we left, Jamie said, quite seriously, “It’s actually going … Continue reading

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