General

While working and living in Okinawa, Japan, I served as an Ambassador for National Eating Disorders Week (sponsored by National Eating Disorder Association) as resources during that time, were VERY limited on our military bases for service members and their families. I don’t consider myself to be an eating disorder expert but I did learn a ton when serving in this role. I learned more about binge eating, anorexia, and bulimia. I also learned that disordered eating was a bigger problem than I could have imagined!

Read More

General

In the face of change, women pick up the pieces and rebuild. They are the survivors. The ones who endure pain and heartache, only to come out stronger on the other side. Change is never easy, but it is inevitable and often hope can grow despite the obstacles. These women have faced some of the hardest changes life has to offer, and they are sharing to inspire us.

Read More

General

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While breast cancer rates are on the decline, it is still the most common cancer among women in the United States. Early detection is key to successful treatment, so it’s important for women of all ages to be familiar with the signs and symptoms of breast cancer.

Read More

General

Fall is my favorite season. Back to school excitement, pumpkin spice, and a season for gratitude as we prepare for Thanksgiving. As the leaves begin to change color and the air becomes crisp, we are reminded that autumn is a time of transition. For many people, this season is also a time to reflect on what they are grateful for. However, for those who are struggling with trauma, gratitude can be difficult to come by.

Read More

General

Fall is my favorite season. Back to school excitement, pumpkin spice, and a season for gratitude as we prepare for Thanksgiving. As the leaves begin to change color and the air becomes crisp, we are reminded that autumn is a time of transition. For many people, this season is also a time to reflect on what they are grateful for. However, for those who are struggling with trauma, gratitude can be difficult to come by.

Read More