Wall of Awesome February 2015

This past month’s “Wall of Awesome: Who’s Your Helping Hand?” was 100% imagined, designed, and created by the adolescent unit!  Here are some of the patient’s helping hands: (The name…

My Experience in Center for Change

Author: Jan Checking into Center for Change was the best decision I have ever made. My Eating Disorder had complete control over me. I wanted to want to get better,…

A Personal Story by Amy

Author: Amy Gould – High School Senior A great man once said, “That which doesn’t kill me only makes me stronger.” If this statement has any validity, and I believe…

Letter Of Hope

Hey Ladies, First of all, I’d like to say that I am going to miss each and every one of you so much! You have all been such a great…

Wow, Ladies

Author: Julia Wow, ladies- I can’t believe that I’m actually writing one of these! From the moment I stepped through the doors of CFC, discharge seemed surreal; some days I…

When Difficulties Arise…

Author: Gina Maria Paulina Difficulties arise in the lives of us all. What is most important is dealing with the hard times, coping with the changes, and getting through to…

A Commitment to Change

Author:  Former Patient Change! What does it really mean to me? What makes me want to change, and why? Is it permanent? These are a few of the questions that…

My Experience At Center For Change

By: Jan Birchell – Former Client Checking into Center for Change was the best decision I have ever made. My Eating Disorder had complete control over me. I wanted to…

My Experience In Center For Change

By: A Personal Story by Amy Gould – High School Senior A great man once said, “That which doesn’t kill me only makes me stronger.” If this statement has any…

Letter Of Hope

By: Allison Wright (The following is me taking a risk and stating some very personal things that help me. Some things are Christian-based and not meant to offend, but rather…

A Commitment to Change

Author: Former Patient Change! What does it really mean to me? What makes me want to change, and why? Is it permanent? These are a few of the questions that…

My Experience at Center for Change

Author: Denise My experience at the Center for Change has been the most valuable experience of my life; it’s almost indescribable. I came in with little expectation of recovery. I…

Me Taking a Risk

Author: Allison The following is me taking a risk and stating some very personal things that help me. Some things are Christian-based and not meant to offend, but rather share…

Letter of Hope

Author: Former Client “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that…

It’s Been a Long Road

Author: Rachel It’s been a long road. A long, bumpy, torn up road, but I’ve made it. I have made it through the darkness and through the tunnel of despair….

It’s Been Hell to go Through

Author: Allison It’s been hell to go through. I know – I have been there. Everyone would say to me that I am hopeless and I am lost, confused and…

How I Fought My Battle with Bulimia

Author: Karolee I was fighting a losing battle. My army reserves were depleted and I was contemplating surrendering and accepting failure. I was exhausted from the uphill struggle and I…

Do You Want to Live?

Author: Former Patient San Diego, California — Think for a moment…do you truly want to live? This question can be very difficult for a person with an eating disorder to…

Dedicated to the Past

Author: Jenny Dedicated to the past, present and future girls at Center for Change – You can make it through the darkness. You are all beautiful and inspirational. Believe it….

Dearest Women and Young Women

Author: Jenn Smith I want you to know that I believe in you and your great strength. I believe in your recovery and your ability to recover. We have been…

Dear Girls

Author: Mackenzie Seven months ago, I never would have guessed that leaving the Center for Change would be so difficult. All I could think about was the food on my…

Darling CFCers

Author: Jane Darling CFCers, awesome techaroos, and fabulous staffers, too: I can’t describe to you how excited I am to discharge from Center for Change – not because I can’t…

When Difficulties Arise…”Hang In There”

By: Gina Marie Paulina – Soon to be: Gina Marie Andrews Difficulties arise in the lives of us all. What is most important is dealing with the hard times, coping…

Letter Of Hope

By: a 19-Year-Old I have spent countless days and nights sitting on the sidelines and living as my own worst enemy. For five years I lived as a hollow beaten…

Letter Of Hope

By: a 26-Year-Old I would like to write a letter of hope to all you wonderful women sitting before me. I would like to just tell you how wonderful of…