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relentless health anxiety in eating disorder recovery: a paradox

relentless health anxiety in eating disorder recovery: a paradox

There’s a terrible irony in wanting and expecting more from lessening. In the case of my eating disorder, making myself smaller to lessen my presence and decrease the amount of space I occupied, disguised itself as a solution to avoid

let’s talk about sexuality in eating disorder treatment

let’s talk about sexuality in eating disorder treatment

In treatment topic groups often focus on specific emotions that people with eating disorders tend to have more difficulty feeling and expressing, or sometimes there is a discussion on how diet culture impacts body image. Don’t get me wrong, these

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.

let freedom ring: finding liberty from ED along the freedom trail

let freedom ring: finding liberty from ED along the freedom trail

As part of my graduation present, this weekend OJ and my parents surprised me by inviting one of my best friends from college to fly in from Chicago. Spending quality time together, being outdoors, and being reminded that there is

stuck at a fork in the road but silverware gives me anxiety

stuck at a fork in the road but silverware gives me anxiety

“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both… Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” -Robert Frost Being stuck