Intimacy and Eating Disorders

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

I want you to know working toward recovery has more positives than we can even foresee, and it takes going through the process to realize these positives.

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Loved, Beautiful, Worthy

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

It takes a lot of effort, patience, frustration, smiles, tears and screams. But, I’m finally starting to believe I really am loved, I really am beautiful, and I really am worthy.

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The Metamorphosis of Recovery

Monday, January 18, 2016

A return to old pathways is not a failure of character as the language of relapse implies. Rather, it adds to the growth you undergo and depth of character you create.

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Enjoying Christmas Foods

Monday, December 21, 2015

When we don’t allow ourselves to enjoy holiday specialties, we are not only missing out on some delicious food, we are also missing out on the shared experience of enjoying it with our loved ones.

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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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