My Approach to Weight Overshoot in Restrictive-Eating-Disorder Recovery

my approach to weight overshoot in restrictive-eating-disorder recovery

Happy Friday!

I want to talk about a subject that is on my mind often these days, a subject that many people who are embarking on restrictive-eating-disorder recovery will likely be Googling in moments of panic, like I’ve been doing on a daily basis: weight set-point overshoot, and whether it’s temporary or not, and how not to go utterly insane about it or allow it to cause full or partial relapse.

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We’re Married!


Nick and I are officially husband and wife, not even three years after we met. It’s pretty amazing what life can bring you when you take some crazy chances and make room for new things to materialize.

Better late than never: Here are the details and a few dozen photos of our wedding day!

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Why I’ve Been AWOL


Hey there. It’s been a hot second.

Okay, so it’s been over 6 months since my last post here on The “Real” Life. I realize now that the original vision behind this blog—reflected even in its title—has been quite deceptive. I thought I’d create a lifestyle blog that wasn’t afraid of showing the messy bits of life and talking about difficult things… but somehow things derailed a bit.

Time to get honest and share some things with you.

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A Memorial in Ponte Vedra


My Grandma Richetti passed away at the end of April. My parents were able to be there with her in her final hours, hold her hand, whisper sweet memories into her ear, and say their goodbyes. Instead of rush down for the funeral, our immediate family made the executive decision to all come home for Memorial Day weekend and have a celebration of her life, and to make more memories of our own.

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Spring Break in La Jolla

nick and me on beach

AKA: A Jolly Gorge-Fest

But first: I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted on The Real Life! I love my job, but work demands a lot of my energy. Blogging is a little too similar to my job sometimes, and as my goals and responsibilities grow at work I’ve felt like the last thing I want to do is more posting. Sorry, guys! I’ve also been prioritizing my mental health and listening to my inner guidance system. When blogging stopped being fun and turned into an obligation (and a way for me to impose perfectionism onto myself) I knew I needed to take a break.

Speaking of breaks… I’m so excited to share a recap of our lovely Spring Break vacation to La Jolla! The Man booked this trip for my 31st birthday, and it was worth the wait.

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