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Anxiety In Recovery Eating Disorder Treatment Emotion Fear Foods Lower Level Movement / Exercise Motivation Other Eating Disorder Behaviours Recovery Restriction Rewiring

Learnings From Recovery After 3 Months

After two months of starting this recovery, I wrote about what I’d learnt at that point. This is an extension, with the further learnings from month three. At the start of month three I adopted a faster approach & revised plan, which has had its ups & downs but generally proven beneficial! I plan to […]

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Anxiety In Recovery Fear Foods Other Eating Disorder Behaviours Recovery Restriction Rewiring

Calorie Counting In Recovery

Before the eating disorder I didn’t know what a calorie was – no clue and I could not have cared less either. I ate what & when I wanted and had no rules or restrictions around foods & life was good! As I became ill, I started to notice energy values -numbers on packets I’d […]

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Anxiety In Recovery Motivation Recovery Rewiring

Using Curiosity In Recovery

Curiosity in Eating Disorder Recovery. Having recently made more progress in recovery – in being able to make changes – eat more, accept weight gain at any rate and generally feel more relaxed and determined on putting in the necessary recovery action, I have been evaluating what it is that has changed in my approach. […]

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Anxiety In Recovery Fear Foods Lower Level Movement / Exercise Motivation Recovery Rewiring

A Recovery Break Through

What a difference one week can make. This time last week I was an emotional wreck. I had hit a recovery wall. I felt very lost, confused & overwhelmed. I was convinced I would not recover. I was very low. Last Friday evening my anxiety & distress peaked & I had my first (& I […]

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Emotion Motivation Recovery Rewiring

I Will Celebrate The Fact I Will Recover

Last week Dad bought me this bottle of pink champagne to celebrate something that had happened in my life that should have (and does) offer me hope and will be a way to rebuild my future as I move forwards in recovery. At the point he presented me with the bottle last week I was […]

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Anxiety In Recovery Fear Foods Recovery Restriction

How To Overcome Restrictive Eating

*This post was originally written for my Instagram account* Ideas of how to address lingering restriction in recovery… – Choose the highest cal & most scary option wherever possible. – Ask, ‘What would pre-ED me have eaten?’ – Let the eating disorder chatter away but try to ignore the thoughts & threats. – Notice a […]