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Recovery

Eating Is An Emotional Game!

Sometimes allowing myself to eat a food type that I’ve denied myself for so long due to ED leads to such mixed emotions…– mourning for all those missed years of delicious eats!– elation at taking power back from the eating disorder and eating and enjoying foods such as this again.– there can also be the […]

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Recovery

Not Broken!

What pushed you from wanting to recover to taking action to recover?Did you feel completely broken to pieces and therefore in need of rebuilding yourself inside and out?I know I reached that point but I also know the difficult process of recovery will be worth it!

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Recovery

Recovery Ain’t Easy!

Recovering from anorexia is exhausting…. the mental gymnastics that can go on are overwhelming, convincing and incredibly confusing most of the time! Thoughts of how much to be eating, when to eat, what to eat, where to eat…If I eat x now then can I still eat y later?Is this enough, is this ‘too much’?!? […]

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Recovery

Starting On The Road To Recovery…

After over a decade of life lost to a powerful eating disorder and attempts at ‘recovery’ that were never sustained, it has taken hitting rock bottom to finally truly understand what recovery is ultimately going to take. It’s no good waiting for the magic time that recovery will be easier- the longer it goes on, […]

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Fear Foods

Yorkie Bars And Stereotypes!

Yorkie used to have a slogan… ‘not for girls…’Well that’s crazy talk as I’m a ‘girl’ and they ain’t gonna tell me not to eat them!! This got me thinking though about attitudes and stereotypes in our society and that in the eating disorder community we face…Of course the stereotype for anorexia is teen girl, […]