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how to find enJOYment in recovery

how to find enJOYment in recovery

It’s not a shocking statement for me to say that eating disorders take away many things from your life. There are certain aspects of life though that are hijacked by the eating disorder that aren’t necessarily what you might think of initially.

bravery in recovery: it’s not what you may think

bravery in recovery: it’s not what you may think

Last week I told my doctor that I’d rather be depressed than anxious. With a slight chuckle and a perplexed smirk at the absurdity of my proclamation, he responded that he’d rather I have neither but was curious about my

why you need to overcome rigidity in eating disorder recovery

why you need to overcome rigidity in eating disorder recovery

Rigidity. From a young age we are put on a schedule. Our parents tell us when to wake-up, when to eat, when to do our homework, and when to go to sleep. Putting a child on a schedule helps that

mindful monday post 8: why that stop and shop cookie actually matters in recovery

mindful monday post 8: why that stop and shop cookie actually matters in recovery

“In the process of letting go you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself.” Deepak Chopra My eating disorder has rules, many rules, and I know it’s not alone in that. When I first started seeing

just freakin’ do it already: the power to make decisions

just freakin’ do it already: the power to make decisions

I’ve been a bit frustrated with myself recently. I feel like I’ve put together a pretty handy toolbox of resources and positive coping mechanisms over the past year or so. I know how to implement each skill in isolation. Oh,