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Anxiety In Recovery Lower Level Movement / Exercise Other Eating Disorder Behaviours Recovery Restriction Rewiring Weight Changes

Addressing Food AND Exercise Compulsions In Recovery At The Same Time?

One of the most common questions about eating disorder recovery that I get a lot and that I asked myself when trying to work out how to approach recovery is do we address all the fears… the eating more food, the resting, the stopping all the other weird s**t we do at the same time..? […]

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Emotion Recovery

Low Mood / Depression In Recovery

Lately I’ve had more symptoms of depression in this eating disorder recovery. This is not unusual, it would be rare to go through ED recovery without experiencing a low mood! Within an ED, most people have some depression: living in the hollow, cold, isolated & tormented world of illness brings little joy, although when sick […]

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Anxiety In Recovery Emotion Motivation Quotes Recovery

Holding On Through Dark Days

Having survived a few storms lately & aware some of you are in the thick of one now, I thought this quote appropriate & was reflecting more on it. There have been times in this illness & now in recovery, when darkness has descended on me. Sadness, despair, loss of hope, distress so strong I […]

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Anxiety In Recovery Emotion Recovery

Don’t Tell Me To Keep Calm!

The reality of eating disorder recovery!! I received a sign today from my Mum that said on it, “Don’t Tell Me To Keep Calm’! Despite (in theory!!) being a grown adult woman, I returned to live with my parents recently in order to have support & give myself a better chance at recovery… It was […]