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Should We Believe Eating Disorder Threats?

Eating Disorder Threats: Are They Real? Maybe! I think the thing that keeps me & others trapped in an eating disorder, preventing full recovery, is believing the threats ED generates. ‘If you eat that then you must restrict & compensate later.’ ‘Rest now & you will pay later as I won’t let you eat or […]

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Anxiety In Recovery Lower Level Movement / Exercise Motivation Recovery Restriction Rewiring Weight Changes

Learnings In Recovery Thus Far…

It’s two months today since I set up my Instagram recovery account and a lot has changed in that time. I thought I’d take this opportunity to share some of the things I’ve learnt in recovery so far… – When anxiety is rising it’s usually because the ED has become more powerful, I’m engaging in […]

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Motivation Recovery Weight Changes

Eating Disorder Recovery In Hot Weather

The summer can make recovery from an eating disorder even tougher, although the sun also has benefits! On the hottest day ever in the UK today, many without eating disorders were struggling, but I know I’m not the only one who had an ED adding an extra layer of difficulty to surviving the scorching sun. […]

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Motivation Recovery Weight Changes

Accepting Weight Changes

You have been diagnosed with a serious illness. Left untreated this illness will cause a significant deterioration in your physical and mental health… it will leave you cold, weak, empty, isolated and with poor quality of life and there is a considerable risk it could kill you. The good news is treating this illness is […]

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Anxiety In Recovery Lower Level Movement / Exercise Recovery Rewiring Weight Changes

Cold Turkey Movement Compulsions?

Cold Turkey To Overcome Movement Compulsions?? This is a question I’ve asked myself many times – how we approach stopping exercise & compulsive movement in eating disorder recovery? Cold turkey or gradually decrease? I don’t think there is a one size fits all approach. Recovery is messy & complicated & takes a lot of trial […]

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Recovery Weight Changes

Starting To Gain Weight

The weight gain process in recovery from an eating disorder can be uncomfortable and cause such a range of emotions and thoughts.I’m starting to notice physical changes as a result of recovery actions and learning to sit with what that brings up within me.……………….For me, I never intended to lose much weight when anorexia started […]