Category Archives: Speaking Engagement

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: An Update

I can’t believe how easily time gets away from me–it’s already been nearly two weeks since National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAW), and I’m able to update on the craziness at last. A few days before the NEDAW officially began, Karen Saukas … Continue reading

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New Publication Date & Sharing My Story

Due to small editing tasks falling behind (which is not a rare occurrence in the publishing world), the release date of Running in Silence had to be pushed back a month to November 15, 2016. While this wasn’t the most exciting news at … Continue reading

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The Tour Begins

–or pre-book tour, you might say. I had my first paid speaking engagement this past Thursday–and I say “paid” not because I’m in this for the money (*all of us authors/artists laugh*), but because it feels more official. I was asked to … Continue reading

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Connection, Creativity, & Compassion

Fundraiser #2, Facing Food Fears with Connection, Creativity, & Compassion: a change in setup and experience from my first Running in Silence book publishing fundraiser. I learned a lot from having put on that first event at Peaches Cafe in Grand … Continue reading

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First Fundraiser: A Review

It turns out event planning is tougher than I had expected. I had given a talk on eating disorders and my book at Aquinas College in 2014 and 2015, but all I had to do for those events was practice my … Continue reading

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