We are as beautiful as the girl in the magazine

Monday, November 30, 2015

So perhaps the girl in the magazine really does love kale salads and spinach smoothies — doesn’t mean I have to. What works for some might not work for others, and that’s okay.

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When the Mirror Triggers

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

I’ve been down the thinness rabbit hole and must remind myself that it leads absolutely nowhere. My only goal now is to watch my thoughts as closely as I used to watch my weight.

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Handling Triggering Body Comments

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

I can eat because I’m hungry or just because I’m craving something. Nothing is wrong with either. I have created a fluid definition of health that encompasses how I feel about my body.

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Recovery is a Series of Choices

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

It’s no secret that recovering from an Eating Disorder is hard. And it hurts. A lot. It takes unimaginable amounts of strength, willpower, tears, and patience, among other things.

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Honesty in Eating Disorder Recovery

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Awareness- and acceptance- that my disordered tendencies may very well forever lurk in the darkest corners of my mind has helped, rather than hurt, my recovery.

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Relapsing Honestly

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Through recovery, you begin to see through the veil of illusion that your eating disorder created, and recognize the cracks in its lies. As a recovery warrior, you now know how predictable ED’s games are and can sense when things aren’t right.

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Being Honest with Your Recovery Team

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Being honest with our recovery team is one of the most important things during recovery. Without honesty, our team cannot accurately assess how we are doing and cannot provide us with the support we need.

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Cultivating Healthy Thoughts

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

I have cultivated an army of empowering thoughts in my brain. I can now look at myself in the mirror and see just a body. I have a say in what I say about this human being staring back at me. I say I am beautiful, brave, and strong.

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Developing Healthy Time Management

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Developing healthy habits when it comes to time management is very valuable in life. Not only does it help you get things done in a timely manner, it also keeps you from getting overwhelmed and stressed.

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Dealing with Transitions in Recovery

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The easiest way to do this is by recognizing you are prone to falling back into these behaviors and by not letting little slips go unnoticed. You’ve come a long way, no matter where you are on your journey towards recovery.

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