Courtney Lynn Whited is a twenty-one-year-old first-year M.A. candidate for the English department at Oklahoma State University. She recently graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. After being diagnosed with an eating disorder in college, Courtney has been in and out of recovery ever since and believes that recovery is a lifetime dedication to loving and caring for oneself. Her favorite self-care acts include yoga with her dogs, dancing around in the kitchen in an old tee-shirt while cooking, and taking baths while reading a good book. Check her out on social media.