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Feast Always Follows Famine

‘Feast Always Follows Famine’…. These old sayings exist because they are true. And in eating disorder recovery when you think you are broken because you are hungry ALL the time and thoughts of food will never switch off, even when your stomach is stretched to a painfully full limit yet no amount of food that […]

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The Torment Of Food Decisions With An Eating Disorder

Wow… those early days of recovery eating could be pure mental torture when it came to trying to make a food decision. The agony and processing that an eating disorder brain will put us through in making a pure and simple choice of what to eat next is not even describable. And the sad thing […]

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Hunger!!

**This post was originally written for my Instagram account** In recovery from restrictive eating our body signals are beyond messy and plain unreliable! We are recovering from restrictive eating that has left the body depleted and struggling to stay alive. The only way to recover from a restrictive mindset and allow the body to fully […]

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Mental v. Physical Hunger

**This post was originally written for my Instagram account** Today I’ve been experiencing and trying to respond to, without judgement, a lot more mental and physical hunger than I have had in recent days. We all know what physical hunger is but not many people, particularly those outside the world of eating disorders and recovery, […]