Growing Up With Yo-Yo Dieters

Since before I was born my parents have struggled with their weight. I don’t know every detail of their personal story and I don’t speak for them. I am simply going to talk about this from my perspective and the impact it had on me. Pictures of my parents in their teenage years show them […]

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Dealing with Weight Gain: Set Point Vs. Minimum “Healthy” Weight

What is your healthy weight? I talk a lot about set point weight vs. minimum “healthy” weight (if you’re new here or have no idea wtf I’m talking about check out this post) but today I wanted to get into the difference between them. I will also touch on a few tips for dealing with the […]

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Minnie Maud Recovery

Minnie Maud is an eating disorder recovery method developed by Gwyneth Olwyn.  It has since been rebranded as the Homeodynamic Recovery Method.  The website with all of the pertinent information can be found here. What follows is my own analysis of the method and a brief overview of my successes with it. MinnieMaud Guidelines are the […]

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My Vegan Story: Veganism after ED Recovery

In the last 2 months I have transitioned to a vegan lifestyle.  While I do think it’s possible to recover while being vegan if you are ethically vegan and feel passionately about it, I’m not going to recommend it.  I think a huge part of eating disorder recovery is having the freedom to eat whatever […]

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To Exercise Or Not To Exercise?

That is the question… Should you exercise in recovery?  The short answer is no. For those recovering from disordered relationships to their bodies and food, exercise is a bad idea.  Exercise burns calories and the goal of eating disorder recovery is weight restoration, so doing any exercise to slow or impede this process goes directly […]

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How I Recovered

I want to start off by saying that I am not a dietician, psychologist, or doctor of any sort.  If you are experiencing serious medical concerns, please go see a doctor as soon as possible and if you are having any abnormal, anxious, depressed, or suicidal thoughts or feel like you need a trained ear […]

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Starting Over

Welcome, everyone, to the new Ladle by Ladle. This blog originally began in the summer of 2014 as my way of sharing recipes (mostly baked goods) with friends, families, and whoever else stumbled upon them.  Well, two years have gone by since then and a lot has changed. When I started writing my recipes I […]

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