Quasi-Recovery

Quasi-recovery is a point in recovery where weight has been restored, but your body and mind have not been fully healed.  It is a halfway point to real recovery. The only way to stop this is to truly recover. To truly recover means to give into the mental hunger, to stop restricting any calories by eating at least 3500 a day, to stop working out, and to let your body gain more weight than you may be initially comfortable with. It is the only way you will ever truly free yourself because if you are stuck in quasi, you are not truly free.

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How To Stop Counting Calories

Tips to stop counting calories and stop obsessing about food. Transition from calorie counting to intuitive eating!

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Talking To Your Parents About Your ED

Deciding to confide in your parents about your eating disorder is one of the bravest decisions you can make. Here are some tips for this conversation.

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Atypical Anorexia and Weight Stigmas

Atypical Anorexia is one of the many little known disorders on the ED spectrum. Oftentimes, many women who need help don’t seek it because they feel they don’t look the part of someone with an eating disorder. This is inherently untrue.

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Navigating The Holidays in Recovery

This week is American Thanksgiving which means lots of food, and lots of nosy relatives asking you insensitive and intrusive questions.  If you are someone recovering from an eating disorder, any Holiday that is hallmarked by food can be difficult and triggering.  When I was sick I definitely wanted to avoid these situations.  But oftentimes you […]

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Getting Rid Of “Skinny” Clothes

Whether you are recovering from an eating disorder or just learning to love and accept yourself at a higher weight for your own sanity and happiness – most of us are guilty of keeping our old clothes in our closet just in case. It’s time to stop doing that. It’s time to get rid of […]

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