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,

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,