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Fostering Community During Pride Facilitates Eating Disorder Recovery

Fostering Community During Pride Facilitates Eating Disorder Recovery

Since eating disorders impact LGBTQIA+ communities at a disproportionately higher rate than their cisgender, heterosexual peers, it’s crucial that we, as an eating disorder community, create discourse around LGBTQIA+ issues. 

Recognizing Freedom Through Loss

Recognizing Freedom Through Loss

Memorial Day has become synonymous with cook outs, getting together with friends, and the start of summer. But the purpose behind Memorial Day is really meant to be a chance to honor and remember those we have lost in service to our country, and this year I want you to add on a recovery piece to your Memorial Day.

Creating Space to Grow

Creating Space to Grow

If you would have told me six months ago I would make it to this day, I would have almost certainly given you a look of disbelief, or laughed with great doubt, or said, “Yeah right, I don’t believe you.”

Navigating TikTok While in Recovery

Navigating TikTok While in Recovery

As we continue to social distance in an effort to stay healthy, many of us have turned to social media for entertainment and connection with our friends.

Write Your Own Permission Slip

Write Your Own Permission Slip

Giving yourself permission to let go of the “should” and listen and respond to “wants” is an integral part of the eating disorder recovery journey.

Feeling Worthy After Treatment

Feeling Worthy After Treatment

While I’ve been facing daily challenges from my ED, my recovery voice has been unshakeable in my head, saying, “YOU MATTER!” even when I’m not willing to hear it.

Finding My Voice

Finding My Voice

In February 2020, I entered The Renfrew Center of Charlotte “kicking and screaming.” I was a newlywed, and I refused to allow anything to disrupt the “pretty” life I was portraying.

On Complexity and Self-Compassion

On Complexity and Self-Compassion

As the new year begins, I wish for each of us to move a little closer to self-compassion and acceptance. I hope we can all take up space as we are, multitudes and all.

Alumni Update: Affirmation through Recovery

Alumni Update: Affirmation through Recovery

I am writing this testimonial now to say relapse is nothing to be embarrassed about. Some demons are so strong it takes many battles to defeat them. Each battle is a reaffirmation of life.

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