Christianity

This week’s blog is dedicated to individuals who are currently being held in captivity by their eating disorder but find it too frightening to ask for help. Loved ones may be encouraging you to seek treatment but you are blinded by the allure of what your eating disorder has promised but not yet delivered. Eating… read more

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” I’m sure most of us have probably heard this phrase numerous times throughout our life but did you ever stop to wonder if it’s true? Taken literally, breakfast means “break the fast” because it follows the longest period of time that our bodies go without being… read more

A copy of the Declaration of Independence hangs prominently in the Great Room of the Plantation House at Canopy Cove.  Can you see it on our website picture?  The reason that we have it there is that this important document from the history of our country reminds us daily about the importance of independence from… read more

There is hardly anything more special than a baby almost anything.  That sentence might stump you at first, but once you read it a couple of times, I think most of you will agree.  Babies are special. An infant child is the most precious parcel you can imagine.  That cuddly bundle with cooing noises and… read more

There are many things to celebrate about each other and our lives.  Did you know that you can look up any day on the calendar and find what holiday is happening that day?  Recently I was told that June 29th is “Hug Holiday”.  I looked on one website that told me that today is Sewing… read more

Happy National Fruit and Vegetable Month! What better time of year to recognize the importance of these food groups than in the summer when so many of these tasty foods are “in season”.  However, these foods need to be a part of daily intake everyday, no matter the season. Below are just some of the… read more

Does Equine Assisted Therapy Really Help Those Who Struggle with Eating Disorders Well of course my bias is a resounding Absolutely!   Yet, it is difficult to specifically describe the “How” it really works.   Providing examples of the therapeutic activities that we use in our sessions would probably sell the process short as well.   Yet, I… read more

The summertime is a perfect time for outdoor dining experiences such as a neighborhood BBQ or a family picnic.  In fact, there’s a whole day set aside on the calendar for honoring celebrations such as these.  June 18th is International Picnic Day and I hope you all will join us in celebrating this fun occasion… read more

Father’s Day is usually a holiday of celebration and joy for most people, but it can be a day of sadness and grief for others.  While most are celebrating and spending time with families, you or someone you know could possibly be filled with emptiness, pain, or even anger. Reasons for Sadness or Grief on… read more

“The fewer calories you consume, the more weight you will lose.” Sound familiar? Most of us have probably heard this phrase many times and wondered where the truth lies. Eating disorders often use this false premise to lure innocent victims into a vicious pattern of restrictive eating. While it may be true that initially decreasing… read more