Anxiety In Recovery Emotion Motivation Recovery

How To Recover? Trust Your Gut Instincts!!

There are many things common to most of us with an eating disorder but one of these is that we spend so much time (too much time!) seeking and let’s be honest, arguing over, the ‘right way’ to do recovery. Do we go ‘all in’ (I hate that term)?  Do we follow a meal plan? […]

Anxiety In Recovery Motivation Recovery

Eating Disorder Recovery Brain Fog

In a perfect world, eating disorder recovery would involve our being able to grasp a clear and consistent understanding on what recovery takes. We would hold onto what our ‘prescription’ was & even though executing it isn’t easy, we would keep a basic understanding of the plan, why it was such and the hoped for […]

Anxiety In Recovery Lower Level Movement / Exercise Recovery Rewiring

Compulsive Movement – Between A Rock And A Hard Place

For years, compulsive movement has taken up my every waking moment. If I couldn’t be moving then I would be hyper-anxious and my thoughts would be consumed by the need to move. This was my status quo and movement was my drug. If I was a smoker then movement would be my nicotine rush or […]

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

Will Recovery Ever Be ‘Good Enough’?

Will our efforts in recovery ever feel ‘good enough’ to us? As I write this, I have had another day in recovery land…. and recovery is long and tiresome at times. It is never ceasing having to focus on eating more, not letting the eating disorder into decisions on the food side and keep alert […]