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The Boston Marathon Saved My Life

If you are not up to speed, then I recommend reading part one of my eating disorder story, Eating Disorder? Well that was out of the blue. I left off with saying that I truly believe that the Boston Marathon saved my life. My disordered eating did not develop due to my running habits or from a desire to have less body weight in order to run faster. I did not meet and fall in love with the marathon until well into my eating disorder. Now I do know that eating disorders can be coupled with over exercising. In my …

National Eating Disorder Awareness

Eating Disorder? Well That Was Out of the Blue.

As I sit here and type out this post I am in awe of what I have been through, both physically and mentally. Literally, I am thinking to myself, “Eating Disorder? Well that was out of the blue.” The last week in February is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. For the past 5 years I have created an Instagram post to talk about my eating disorder and recovery. And for the past 5 years I have erased that content before publishing. Although I felt compelled to share my story, I always had a voice in the back of my head …

Confetti Wellness

The Power of Mind and Body Exercise

My name is Adria. I am a Physical Therapist, marathon runner, CrossFitter, and a mom to 4 dogs. With my experiences I have witnessed the power of mind and body exercise. I work over 40 hours a week. Prepare almost all of the meals for my husband & I. Work out 6 days a week. Make time for family & friends. Am an avid podcast listener & reader of non-fiction books. And recently began flexing my creative mind. Certainly a lot of you reading this do SO MUCH more than what I just listed. And you are AMAZING! Why am …