Category Archives: Processing Recovery

Body love

When I feel good about my face or hair , I post selfies on facebook/Instagram/tumblr. When I feel good about my body I will post selfies here.

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Self-Care and CBT

For awhile I was taking vitamin B sublingually (under the tongue) to help me fall asleep. It’s something my therapist suggested, and it was effective. But I stopped months ago when I ran out and never replaced my supply. I … Continue reading

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ED Recovery Challenge, Question 10

10. Does anyone in your close family have an eating disorder? If so, do you think it had an impact on you developing one? Trigger warning: Mentions of fad diets, eating disorder behaviors, and one calorie count. The more I … Continue reading

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11. List 10 PHYSICAL features you like about yourself.

1) My breasts. 2) My butt. 3) My eyes. 4) My legs 5) My complexion. 6) My nose piercing. 7) My style. 8) My haircut and color. 9) My nipples. I have unusually light colored areolas, and I’ve never seen … Continue reading

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Gaining and Losing

I was losing, losing, losing weight rapidly between the ages of 14 and 15. I gained weight, immediately after I reached my lowest weight. I could not maintain. I gained weight when I went from “Anorexic” to Bulimic. I gained … Continue reading

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ED Recovery Challenge, Question 9

9. Create a list of all the negative things your eating disorder has given you. Additional body weight and stretch marks. (Okay, these aren’t so much a negative thing. Society just views them in a negative lens. But without my … Continue reading

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ED Recovery Challenge, Question 8

8. Create a list of all the positive things your eating disorder has given you. Temporarily, it gave me a “socially acceptable” body shape and size. (Very, VERY temporarily.) Feelings of pride and achievement, which were later overcome by feelings … Continue reading

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