Last night, I had the most wonderful and thoughtful gift left at my front door.

The ‘Change My Life’ Challenge

I know that a lot of us struggle with self-esteem, body image and just loving ourselves in general.

When I was halfway through my hospital stay, I was asked to do a very interesting challenge, and at the time, it scared the hell out of me…. so I did it anyway.

My Very Own Secret

It’s interesting, as I look back over the last twenty plus years, and wonder how I chose to live with the struggle in my life.

When I was in my teens and started to entertain the idea of an eating disorder lifestyle, I only saw the positive side.

The Only Way Out is Through

Hi, my name is Penny, and I was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta.
I still reside in Calgary and have three beautiful children, Hayley 16, Nicholas 13 and Brooklyn, 7 and a loving husband Stephen that I have been with for eighteen years.

And here I go again…

It was fall 2017, and I just wasn’t feeling good. I was wondering if I was the only one that noticed that my body had slowly been shrinking down, my mood was a bit chaotic, and my desire to go anywhere had diminished. 

Don’t sabotage me…

As I move forward in my recovery, I find that each day I need to challenge myself to try something that makes me uncomfortable and makes me feel emotion.

My name is Penny and my blog has been written to take you on my journey of living with an eating disorder. To share my strength, hope, courage, tears, sadness and heartache, and my wishes for a better tomorrow. I don't know how my story will end, but the words 'I gave up' will never be printed. I am choosing to battle for my life an yours! I hope to spread awareness on Eating Disorders and Mental Health Issues.