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Top Ten Reasons to Fight For/ Stay Recovered

May 2, 2012

* 1. I want to have children. If I don’t eat enough, I don’t have my menstrual cycle and therefor I won’t be able to have children. I have always dreamed of being a mom and this was my number one reason for wanting to recover. 2. Life is too precious. Now that I have […]

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I am writing about eating disorders because …

May 1, 2012

* … I’d like to show those who are still suffering that recovery is possible, that there is hope even on the darkest days. Since I started my journey of recovery about a year ago, I have learned a lot about eating disorders and myself and I believe that I can help others even if […]

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The Slender Trap

April 27, 2012

“Try your hand at this workbook and you will learn to love yourself for who you are, not for what you eat.” I strongly believe in working with guides, otherwise I wouldn’t have written one myself. So, when Lauren Lazar Stern, an art therapist and licensed professional counselor, asked me if I’d be interested in writing […]

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Hope Interview Series Part IV – Benjamin

April 26, 2012

Every week, I feature an inspiring person who has struggled with anorexia at one point in his or her life and has recovered. I am all about spreading the message of hope because this is something we so often lack.When we’re in such a deep relationship with our eating disorder and these sick thoughts and […]

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Hope Interview Series Part III: Micah

April 18, 2012

Every week, I feature an inspiring person who has struggled with anorexia at one point in his or her life and has recovered. I am all about spreading the message of hope because this is something we so often lack.When we’re in such a deep relationship with our eating disorder and these sick thoughts and […]

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How To Resist the Longing to Not Eat

April 17, 2012

This is a guest post by Nikole of Stubbornly Delighted. The battle with an eating disorder is exactly that, a battle. I’ve been eating fairly normally for about a year-and-a-half now, but I often get mad at myself for no longer obsessing with food like I used to. Instead of being proud of the progress I’ve […]

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Hope Interview Series Part II with Arielle Lee Bair

April 11, 2012

Every week, I feature an inspiring person who has struggled with anorexia at one point in his or her life and has recovered. I am all about spreading the message of hope because this is something we so often lack. When we’re in such a deep relationship with our eating disorder and these sick thoughts […]

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Happy Easter!

April 8, 2012

Happy Easter, my lovely Readers! Can’t get enough? Here’s more:Don’t forget to browse the archives!

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A Tale Of Easters Past

April 7, 2012

My eyes are wide open. My thoughts are running in circles. I lay in bed anticipating this day. It’s Easter Sunday. A day where I would allow myself to eat. But not just that. I would eat everything, all day long, no big breaks in between. I’d have a huge breakfast, chocolate Easter eggs all […]

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Hope Interview Series Part I with Jen from Ms. Morphosis

April 4, 2012

Every week, I will feature an inspiring person who has struggled with anorexia at one point in his or her life and has recovered. I am all about spreading the message of hope because this is something we so often lack. When we’re in such a deep relationship with our eating disorder and these sick […]

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Give Yourself a Break

March 29, 2012

Today was a rather quiet day. I had been quite stressed in the last few days and I had been feeling uneasy and sick because of some things that are happening between a friend and myself. Tuesday was an especially bad day where I just felt abandoned and unwanted and, to be quite frank, treated […]

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What is Your TRUE Voice?

March 28, 2012

I was meeting a friend the other for a cup of coffe and we had the most interesting and thought-provoking conversation. We talked about society and women and the constant voice in our heads telling us food is bad, dieting is great and you have to wear a certain size in order to be beautiful. […]

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