Substance Abuse

Although men are more likely than women to become addicts, women develop physical and social consequences faster than men. It’s more difficult for women to quit and easier to relapse. Most treatment programs were developed based on research in men. We, women, need to walk with other women through recovery. Read more

Eating Disorders

I never have liked skinny people. As a chunky child and a chubby-cheeked full-figured teenager I went to food for comfort. But… why couldn’t I just be skinny?

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Words are powerful. They can sting for decades, distract from reality, or bring clarity and renewed vigor. My words are intended to bring women together. They are intended to let you in and bring your best out.

Mine is a story of wanting to be understood and still fearing disclosure. In the workplace, as a young wife and mother, I wrestled to find balance and often failed. My stories are intended to let you know that you are not alone. Read more