Weddings and Dress Fittings

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My very best friend in the WHOLE wide world is getting married in just over a month. She was kind enough to ask ME to be one of her bridesmaids and I was honoured. I know that she loves me, we’ve been friends for 22 years and her family is a second family to me,

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This Calls For A Celebration!

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When we think of celebrations we tend to think of the things most people celebrate; birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, births, graduations. Today I am celebrating an anniversary, but not an ordinary anniversary – today is the first anniversary of my new purge-free life. The ability to keep your food down is not something “normal” people celebrate.

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The Eating Disorder Voice

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When trying to recover from an Eating Disorder, one of the hardest obstacles to come up against is yourself, or rather that part of yourself that many know as the eating disorder voice. It probably started as a whisper telling you that you weren’t good enough or didn’t deserve something nice. In fact, many people

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Expanding My Treatment Team

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When I was part of the Day Hospital program in treatment, I had a giant team of people to help me. Not only were there the 11 other warriors but dieticians, a psychiatrist, psychologists, social workers and nurses. For the last 2 1/2 years it’s been just me, my psychologist, my psychiatrist and my friend

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