Re-defining Eating Disorder Symptoms (The Secondary Symptoms)

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Earlier I wrote this article about re-defining the primary symptoms of eating disorders. After covering the “primary” or“classic” symptoms of eating disorders, I’d like to look at some of the overlooked or secondary symptoms. These are behaviours that the eating disorder has us do, but aren’t always considered symptoms. These are little ways that the eating


Thoughts on Letting Go and Finding Hope

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Recovering from and eating disorder is one of the scariest things a person can do. It’s not like other illnesses or addictions – people with eating disorders often have more reasons to stay with their disorder than to leave it, I know when I took a closer look at my willingness and ambiguity in recovery


Thoughts on Regret in Recovery

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Regret: to feel sorrow or remorse, to think with a sense of loss disappointment of dissatisfaction, a feeling of sorrow or remorse for a fault or act. Regret is a very common feeling for those with eating disorders and is present throughout the illness and early recovery stages. When active in the disorder sufferers often