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National Nutrition Month 2019

Despite government programs and initiatives surrounding proper nutrition, we sometimes fall short of eating the most healthy foods. National Nutrition Month seeks to change that by educating people on the benefits of good nutrition and regular physical activity. See what's [...]

2019-09-27T07:25:57+00:00March 1st, 2019|

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2019

We’ve come a long way when it comes to public perception of eating disorders. Many people now know that eating disorders are legitimate mental illnesses, not just fad diets or moral failings. However, there’s still a long way yet to [...]

2019-09-27T07:26:34+00:00February 24th, 2019|

Halloween Spirit

Happy Halloween from Cleopatra, Cruella, Elsa, Woody, and Mary Poppins! Hope your day is filled with spirit for recovery.

2019-09-27T08:03:37+00:00October 31st, 2014|

Thoughts for the day…

Like so many, I was intensely saddened to learn of actor Robin Williams’ death by suicide a few months ago.  I honor Williams’ life and will be forever grateful for the joy and other emotional experiences he allowed me.  Perhaps, [...]

2019-09-27T08:15:59+00:00October 28th, 2014|

Expectation vs. Truth – A poem from a client

I recently asked our clients to pretend they were given a commercial slot during the Superbowl to explain/express to the world what they believe true beauty is.  I was particularly moved by one client's response.   We live in a [...]

2019-09-27T08:14:53+00:00August 11th, 2014|

Spring (Mental) Cleaning

Today, after a very busy month of exciting changes and challenges, I emptied my email inbox (which contained over 120 unanswered/pending messages at one point).  It’s not like I didn’t try to respond to some of these emails, but there [...]

2020-07-28T04:09:47+00:00March 21st, 2014|

Helpful Holiday Tips from the Creek

The holidays can be a difficult time of year, especially for those in recovery. Without a helpful recovery protection plan, an individual may be at risk for potential relapse. The staff at Magnolia Creek would like to offer a few [...]

2019-09-27T07:54:34+00:00November 25th, 2013|

Family Workshop at Magnolia Creek

Eating disorders are a family disease; as such, family involvement in the treatment process is a vital part of recovery for all members of the family.  Additionally, research shows that rates of recovery are significantly higher for clients whose families [...]

2019-09-27T07:53:28+00:00November 21st, 2013|

We’ve Got Spirit, Yes We Do!

Hello everyone! I hope everyone is having a fantastic week so far. Magnolia Creek is doing something a little different this week. During our Community group on Monday, the clients suggested that Magnolia Creek have a “Spirit Week,” complete with [...]

2019-09-27T07:50:17+00:00October 29th, 2013|

Clients Graduation Ceremony from Magnolia Creek

Last week, I was able to attend a graduation ceremony for one of our clients. During our graduations, all clients in our program as well as Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders staff are able to attend. It was [...]

2019-09-27T07:42:18+00:00August 26th, 2013|