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Anxiety In Recovery Emotion Other Eating Disorder Behaviours Recovery Rewiring

Brain Overload!

Over the last two days I really felt I had gone into brain overload. A few things are going on in the background to my life… Things that are stressful for anyone to deal with, let alone when in eating disorder recovery. So with this and trying to keep pushing myself in recovery and continue […]

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Emotion Motivation Quotes Recovery

Hold On

  With this eating disorder and in recovery there are so many times I have wanted to give up… When the illness felt too much to keep living with, the process of recovery too hard and too impossible and the hope of anything different felt out of reach. But somehow I held on. Despite some […]

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

Extreme Exhaustion In Recovery

Last night a strange thing happened in Recovery Nomadsland. I’d spent the day restfully resting i.e proper relaxed resting rather than sitting tensely with my brain on a million things at once! And as I restfully rested, exhaustion hit. My body hurt, my head ached, I felt flulike without the fever and my brain was […]

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Emotion Lower Level Movement / Exercise Motivation Recovery Restriction Rewiring

Why The Low Mood?

Hitting a little low patch… Throughout this recovery so far, it’s been an emotional rollercoaster but the past 2 days have been tougher than my usual dips. Tears, anxiety, frustration, anger & general pissed off-edness had become my norm, intermixed with feelings of exhilaration, achievement, success & even occasional playfulness! Lately things have been improving […]

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Recovery

Recovery Is Mentally Exhausting

One thing few who have not been through recovery from an eating disorder can appreciate is just how mentally all consuming and draining it is… alongside the emotional charge to it!! Recovering from restrictive eating does cause ongoing thoughts of food as the starved brain tries to drive us to eat but navigating this with […]