recovery

learning to live by your values and not your eating disorder’s values

learning to live by your values and not your eating disorder’s values

I feel like it’s been a while since either one of us has posted! You may have seen on our Facebook page that we moved! It’s a huge step for us and we are excited. Post on moving and change

a whole latke love: cultivating joy of food as a caregiver

a whole latke love: cultivating joy of food as a caregiver

As I begin to bring in the holidays by making the ever so time-consuming, yet delicious latkes, as a caregiver, I can’t help but think about how difficult tonight is going to be for OJ. The making and sharing of

ambivalence: the cost of bargaining in eating disorder recovery

ambivalence: the cost of bargaining in eating disorder recovery

The meaning of the word “bargain” is not typically known for having an emotional charge, except for perhaps the subtle (or not always so subtle) glee after finding that awesome $3.00 sweater at the bottom of a bin at Goodwill.

musings on fear vs. self-fulfilling prophecies in eating disorder recovery

musings on fear vs. self-fulfilling prophecies in eating disorder recovery

Like many people with eating disorders, I focus a lot on numbers and create irrational associations with what might happen to me if I reach a certain weight. At this point in recovery, I’m still experiencing disproportionate sensations of fullness,

reconciling the experience of holding hope and sadness as a caregiver

reconciling the experience of holding hope and sadness as a caregiver

As a carer, I’m kind of impressed with myself right now (in my own humble opinion). I’ve been able to pick up on the therapeutic lingo in the eating disorder recovery world and have been trying to apply some of