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things take the time they take: dealing with change in eating disorder recovery

things take the time they take: dealing with change in eating disorder recovery

There’s comfort in things that remain constant, which is often why people fear change. Change is frightening because there’s an element of the unknown and unpredictability. I for one, like consistency, and tend to maintain habitual vigilance by thinking, planning,

CJ: what i want you to know but my ED does not

CJ: what i want you to know but my ED does not

I’ve always thought of my eating disorder as a very personal thing. There were years where I was in my eating disorder and no one really knew. Because of this, many people have told me (and in some ways, I

Embrace the Documentary

Embrace the Documentary

Last Monday night, CJ and I went to the highly anticipated premiere of the U.S. screening for the Embrace documentary. Embrace is a film that explores issues of body image as a global epidemic that is influenced by our dangerous

reentering treatment is not a failure

reentering treatment is not a failure

For those of you keeping up with the insurance saga for the past few weeks, thanks for supporting us! It was difficult and we were NOT expecting the response we got on Friday. In the early afternoon my therapist and

radical surrendering and learning to read your intuition

radical surrendering and learning to read your intuition

DISCLAIMER: I apologize for the long post. Processing right now = much needed. It’s been about two weeks since I started day treatment again, a mere 6 weeks after getting discharged. Although reluctant to go back due to some serious