You Got My Back, Yeah?: 9. What Recovery Is, and Is Not.

There have been times of confusion within myself in regards to understanding what recovery from an eating disorder is, and is not. It is important here to be realistic. Recovery is definitely possible, if you have a realistic expectation and acceptance of what that means for you. For me, it meant not having a dire… Read More You Got My Back, Yeah?: 9. What Recovery Is, and Is Not.

You Got My Back, Yeah?: 8. You Still Need to Eat: Leading By Healthy Example

When suffering from an eating disorder, even facts can form the twisted distortions of reality. Especially as there is an over-abundance of food and healthy eating myths plaguing the Internet and mass media. Some of them can be taken out of proportion and extenuated to facilitate and justify eating disordered behaviours. Others are entirely false… Read More You Got My Back, Yeah?: 8. You Still Need to Eat: Leading By Healthy Example

You Got My Back, Yeah?: 5. Privacy Vs Secrecy

Eating disorders are secretive illnesses. They thrive in secrecy and breed behind the closed doors of silence. However, secrecy and privacy are separated by a fine line, which was respected. I had diaries within which my thoughts, calculations, graphs – whatever I was using to document, chart and fulfil my obsession with food and weight… Read More You Got My Back, Yeah?: 5. Privacy Vs Secrecy