Thoughts on Creating a Life Worth Living

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Choosing to recover from an eating disorder is one of the most terrifying things a person can do. For months, years or maybe even decades your entire world has been dominated by food, shape and weight worries. I spent years breeding intense self-hatred and developed my eating disorder slowly over 13 years. It became the

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The Mr. Big Bar

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My favourite chocolate bar is Mr. Big. It’s the most satisfying blend of crispy wafer, creamy caramel, melty chocolate and crunchy peanuts. It’s pretty much heaven in an edible stick. Last week our office had someone come in with a box of candy and chocolate for charity. The idea is that when you want a

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The Work is Never Finished in Recovery

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I think I might start calling my dietitian (H) my “food therapist”. We talk about normal dietitian things; the 5 food groups and benefits of them all, we talk about variety in foods and proper portioning but we also talk about what food (and lack of it) means to me. I tell her my story

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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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