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Anxiety In Recovery Emotion Lower Level Movement / Exercise Motivation Recovery Rewiring

Facing Christmas With An Eating Disorder

“Christmas”…. one little word that can strike sheer terror and deep nostalgic sadness into the heart of anyone with an eating disorder.   A time of year, those of us with eating disorders long to enjoy in the carefree and relaxed way people around us do and in the way we did before we became […]

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Anxiety In Recovery Other Eating Disorder Behaviours Recovery Restriction Rewiring

The Scarcity Mindset And Eating Disorders

This morning I opened a jar of moisturiser given to me as a Christmas present about 3 years ago!! I have always kept a bag filled with my new & special things which I would not allow myself to use… This week I remembered this moisturiser I had stashed away and thought, why not use […]

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Anxiety In Recovery Emotion Other Eating Disorder Behaviours Recovery Rewiring

A Hairdresser Trip Is A Big Deal With An Eating Disorder!

Today, I went to the hairdresser! To anyone reading this who doesn’t have an eating disorder, you will be thinking, ‘what’s the big deal?’. But I think a lot of you who have this illness will know why this is noteworthy. How many of us with eating disorders put off or just don’t go to […]

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Lower Level Movement / Exercise Other Eating Disorder Behaviours Recovery Rewiring

Watching Good Films!

Last night I watched The King’s Speech. It’s a film I have wanted to see since it came out 9 years ago! Films are one thing I have missed out a lot on during the years of having an Eating Disorder & I know that I am far from alone in that. The primary reason […]

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Other Eating Disorder Behaviours Recovery Rewiring

Money Spending With An Eating Disorder

This morning I had a mini win over this illness over an issue that I think many with an eating disorder experience, but that is rarely recognised….Money spending and allowing yourself new things. Before this ED I was careful with money but was also happy to spend it and felt little guilt about doing so: […]