When recovering from an Eating Disorder you have good days and bad days, days when recovery is almost effortless, and other days when you want to claw your skin off and embrace the urges fully. But what makes the difference between a good day and a bad day? Is it chance, completely random or is
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So I’ve been having a lot of trouble with negative self-talk recently. It stems from a couple of different places. 1. I talked about the impact of tragedy in recovery – self-talk is one of those ways that my Eating Disorder is getting louder in this time of sadness. 2. Seeing my family was hard.
Summertime is hard for those of us with body image issues and eating disorders. Messages are EVERYWHERE in the media about bodies and food. Lose 10lbs before summer, your best bikini body, best and worst celebrity bodies, even entire issues of magazines dedicated to hundreds of photos of celebrities in bathing suits! There is more
I just locked myself out of the bathroom. Why? Because my recovery means more to me than the short-lived relief purging would provide. I am stronger than this.
Who says you have to go more than one day (or one hour) at a time? My biggest help with restricting was when I wanted to restrict at one meal, I would say no – maybe at lunch. When lunch came I would say no – maybe at dinner. I still go to bed sometimes