What comes first – the desire for recovery or being pushed into it? In other words, does the person who goes into treatment go because
If I could persuade you of one thing that would greatly improve your chances of recovery it would be this: Do not hide. Stay in
I failed at being a mom. Don’t get me wrong. I love my boys. I have loved my boys. I think I did many mom
I don’t have a full length mirror anymore. Benj got rid of it, upon my request, while I was in treatment when I finally began
You are the ones who love. You see the destructive behavior and the illogical decisions. You watch the one you love slowly disappear. And you
After 16 days, I was scared of going home. Treatment was safe. I had people around me to hold me to the rules of recovery
I used to be the Queen of Calories. I could look at a plate of food and intuitively know how many calories I was consuming.
May I pause to reassure you of a few things when fighting an eating disorder on the day after Christmas: You are not defined by
You know the right choice. You know what you have to do, but to admit it – admitting to it, seems unthinkable. Because if you
Part of my Joy Today is in the fact that I can enjoy sweet treats without my ED telling me I’m going to get fat.