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Anxiety In Recovery Fear Foods Lower Level Movement / Exercise Motivation Recovery Restriction Rewiring

Facing Fears And Higher Fats Really Make Recovery More Possible!

Over the past week or so I have been experiencing more extremes in my mood and anxiety levels than usual. Some days and evenings I am on a high – life is feeling possible and I feel that the world is opening its doors to me.  I want to be in the world and I […]

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Fear Foods Lower Level Movement / Exercise Motivation Recovery Restriction Rewiring Weight Changes

Going Life Mad And A Little Bit Crazy In Recovery!!

You know what?  I don’t think I’ve eaten a restaurant meal in almost a decade because of my eating disorder and in this last week I have eaten a proper meal in a restaurant without huge anxiety and without compensating and with being able to be present with the company I was with on more […]

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Fear Foods Recovery Rewiring

‘Normal’ In Eating Disorder Recovery?

Should we be ‘normal’ in recovery? Earlier today, I had a comment that I’ve been visiting a lot of coffee shops, with the question raised of whether this was a ‘normal’ thing to do. The question got me thinking & it did get me wanting to respond with a thought I often have about eating […]

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Anxiety In Recovery Fear Foods Recovery Restriction

CAKE!!

Recently in recovery I’ve been eating quite a lot of cake. Over the past few weeks my body has been guiding me to cake and cookies and as best as I could I’ve responded and given it these baked goods! After years of having tasted little in the way of delicious cakes and cookies it […]

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Anxiety In Recovery Fear Foods Recovery Rewiring

Visiting Coffee Shops

A trip out to a new bakery for tea & cake with my mum was just what the doctor ordered… Over the past few weeks in recovery, I have been taking regular coffee shop trips, alone or with someone else, and I have been reflecting on why and how they have been helpful in recovery…. […]

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Fear Foods Recovery

Facing Liquid Calories

During my illness with an eating disorder symptoms have crept into all aspects of my life… fear of eating and weight gain as the big one but this translates into many smaller weird behaviours and ‘rules’.🥤🥤🥤🥤🥤🥤Sitting and enjoying a creamy strawberry frostino in Costa is a means to overriding a few of these illness generated […]