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Anxiety In Recovery Emotion Lower Level Movement / Exercise Motivation Recovery

The Side Effects Of Eating Disorder Recovery!

It gets worse before it gets better…  The side effects of eating disorder recovery are often unpleasant, frequently distressing and at times just plain brutal! When I started out on this very determined and most definitely final recovery attempt a few months ago,  I jumped into a process of eating disorder recovery that, like treatment […]

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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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Anxiety In Recovery Recovery Restriction

Mental v. Physical Hunger

Today I’ve been experiencing and trying to respond to, without judgement, a lot more mental & 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 & recovery, understand the concept & importance of mental hunger in […]