Giving birth has been such a transcendent, life-changing experience that I wanted to keep intact every memory. But I was also grieving who
I had been until then, not yet knowing who I had become.
HAPPY HOLIDAYS! I always like to write a few words before the end of the year, especially during the holidays. For all that is Christmas has quite an impact on me – I become melancholy, more aware and in touch with my feelings and with the feelings of my loved ones, nostalgic, and romantic. I can see the beauty more clearly, as well as the blessings, but also the […]
Will you still be my mom in heaven? I’d ask my mom when I was a little girl. We lived in a very small apartment, and my feelings were so overwhelmingly big that they had never quite fit. Do you think we’ll still be married after we die? I asked my husband a while back. I was reading about black holes in the New York Times, and I started […]
I didn’t know that, with the joy of my much longed-for pregnancy, the horror of my bulimia and anorexia could come back so violently after three years of healing: with a vengeance, actually, despite intense and life-changing therapy sessions, sobriety, a happy marriage, and especially despite my newly found love for food and cooking. But it did happen. And my first trimester has been, almost secretly, one of the most […]
So many of you asked for these three recipes on Instagram, so I decided to gather them in one blog post. This was my post-migraine dinner last night. I haven’t been posting on the blog recently, because I am trying to finish my new book before the baby comes. But there is new writing about pregnancy and eating disorders coming your way. Stay tuned. with love, Alice TEMPEH MEATLESS […]