Last night I was sitting in my bedroom alone with my thoughts before laying down to go to sleep. Yesterday … More
Confidence con·fi·dence \ ˈkän-fə-dən(t)s , -ˌden(t)s \ Where do you place your confidence? When you sit down and really think about it, … More
It all started with my desperate desire for control. Just like Eve in the garden, I believed that I knew … More
Hunger is the feeling of discomfort or weakness caused by lack of food, coupled with the desire to eat. Hunger … More
Compulsive exercise was one of the most dangerous aspects of my eating disorder.
Eating Disorder Recovery: Motivation
Is there a way to enjoy holiday treats without overindulging? Is overindulging the same thing as binging? Is it restricting if I say “no” to a dessert that I really don’t want? How do we make sense of this?
At the beginning of recovery, there was an unspoken understanding between myself and my treatment team: If I wanted to recover, … More
I don’t know what’s more triggering… A comment about how “healthy” I look, or walking into a house with a … More
Eating disorder recovery can be daunting around the holiday season. Halloween is centered around mini-chocolate candies and pumpkin-spice everything. … More