Adjusting to New Foods in Recovery

Monday, May 16, 2016
Adjusting to New Foods in Recovery | Libero Network

You must teach your body to accept the foods it has rejected for so long. This requires having uncomfortable experiences and being okay with them.

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Coping With Stress In Times of Transition

Friday, May 6, 2016
Coping With Stress In Times of Transition | Libero Network

Of course I would find the feeling of wanting to control what I eat comforting, at a time when I felt so out of control. Coping during times of transition can be extremely difficult. Routine and familiarity are often vital.

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How to Cope with A New Body

Thursday, May 5, 2016
How to Cope with A New Body | Libero Network

Eating disorders are mental illnesses. The mind hijacks the body and begins to analyze, critique, and control the physical form in which it resides.

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Eating Disorders: Misunderstood Origins

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Eating Disorders: Misunderstood Origins | Libero Network

There is often stigma surrounding those suffering from eating disorders, based on the misconception it is a choice. As these illnesses are portrayed as having physical signs, there is a belief they stem from focusing on appearance.

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Men and Eating Disorders: You’re Not Alone

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Men and Eating Disorders: You're Not Alone | Libero Network

Many people see eating disorders as an excess of vanity. The stigma is even worse for men and boys who suffer. Eating disorders are seen as feminine–many people aren’t aware men suffer from eating disorders.

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“Shame On Me” No More

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
"Shame On Me" No More | Libero Network

No matter what I did, I was never satisfied. There was always this voice in the back of my head, telling me I could do better; I could be better.

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Video: “What if my S.O. Doesn’t Understand my Eating Disorder?”

Saturday, February 13, 2016

We all want our significant other to “get us” and understand us. When it comes to something like an eating disorder, holding out hope the love of your life will ever fully comprehend what you’re going through is a losing game.

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Intimacy and Eating Disorders

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Intimacy and Eating Disorders | Libero Network

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
Loved, Beautiful, Worthy | Libero Network

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
The Metamorphosis of Recovery | Libero Network

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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