Hello out there, Blogworld! Welcome to the site 🙂
I’m going into my senior year as an English and Theater major at the University of Vermont in Burlington. I am a little undecided about what I would like to do for a career at this point (gulp) but my interests are pretty wide! I love literature, theater, music, fashion, and also holistically leading one’s life. I am so fascinated by the paths that people take to find out what it is they are supposed to do, and that is the point in my life that I am at. Right now I’m looking into grad schools (yipes!) and we’ll see what happens from there.
About the Title:
In an acting class that I took, our teacher would constantly ask us, “What are you feeding yourself?” in terms of the scene/character we would be working on. This means, what are you allowing yourself to experience to get to your highest emotional state? If you want to be happy, you cannot feed yourself anger. (As an example.) I realize that this is an acting technique, but I thought that it was SO pertinent to life! We have to feed ourselves, literally and metaphorically, what we hope to get out of our lives. That is the journey that I am on, and that I hope to inspire others to be on as well!
This isn’t my first foray into blogging, or even blogging that involves food. The blogger community was so helpful to me in my recovery from ED, and at a certain point in that process, I stopped blogging. I had developed another form of ED (binge eating disorder) and found myself at the opposite end of the spectrum, and unsure of how to continue with the site. I still certainly struggle with eating, and it may take a long time for me to truly recognize all my hunger cues, or not beat myself up for eating certain things or not making it to the gym. The fact is – there’s more to life than that. I don’t want to live as a slave to changing the beautiful body that I have been given, rather, I would like to be able to enhance and lengthen my time allowed in that body. If I can make my life longer, happier, and healthier – that’s what I should be striving to do. My body will settle where it is supposed to based on those actions.
It’s hard to say at this point what shape the blog will take, but I hope that it will just be about my life, and the ups and downs therein. I am far from perfect, and I’m not striving to be! BUT – I am trying to be the best me I can possibly be, and I think that’s something we can all relate to. 😀