Thoughts on Medications in Recovery

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There are many different opinions about the use of medications in recovery from an eating disorder. Here, I present only my opinion based on my own experience and what I have seen of other’s experiences. When I was in treatment there were a few medications that my psychiatrist recommended to just about everyone. Your eating


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


The Most Reckless Moments of My Eating Disorder

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Last week I wrote about the scariest moments of my eating disorder – one of the deadliest side effects of an eating disorder and my experience with it. Today I’d like to put some of that in perspective and talk about the most reckless moments of my eating disorder – my most recent relapse from


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