My Eating Disorder Story: How Did I Relapse? (Part 8)
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My Eating Disorder Story: How Did I Relapse? (Part 8)

If you missed part 7 of my story you can read it here. After spending an entire year living in a 12-step recovery home, I thought my recovery was strong. And it was, for a couple of years. But navigating through several turbulent relationships, the emotional stress began to add up. This part of my…

Daily Self-Care To Empower Your Eating Disorder Recovery
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Daily Self-Care To Empower Your Eating Disorder Recovery

*Disclaimer- I am not a medical professional. But I am someone who has successfully recovered from my own eating disorder which lasted a total of 20 years. I share my own experience in hopes of offering a helping hand to others on the road to recovery. If you are currently suffering from an eating disorder,…

My Eating Disorder Story: Hitting Bottom (Part 3)
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My Eating Disorder Story: Hitting Bottom (Part 3)

My Eating Disorder Story: First Symptoms & Progression (Part 2) For several years my eating disorder had manifested as anorexia. I had been obsessed with eating as little food as possible, and the type of food that I did eat was very tightly controlled. But now a new aspect of the ED had unexpectedly shown…

My Eating Disorder Story: First Symptoms & Progression (Part 2)
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My Eating Disorder Story: First Symptoms & Progression (Part 2)

This section of my story starts with me leaving home at 17 and living on my own for the first time. I talk about the first symptoms of having a problem with food, and how it progressed into a full-blown eating disorder. As you will see, it’s not really about the food. It’s more about…

My Eating Disorder Story: It’s Not About the Food (Part 1)
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My Eating Disorder Story: It’s Not About the Food (Part 1)

*Disclaimer* This is my honest and complete story. However, I don’t discuss numbers regarding weight or body size. I also don’t share about the particular weight-loss eating and exercise strategies that I used. This type of information can be very triggering to those still suffering from the illness or in early recovery. It is my…