Virtual ED Recovery Support Group

Virtual ED Recovery Support Group launches next Tuesday 12/4. Group will meet weekly for 6 weeks at 7pm EST. We will meet through Healthie, A HIPPA-protected app similar to Skype/FaceTime. We will have different discussion topics each week related to recovery, body image, holiday stressors, etc. Some prompts/handouts will also be provided for you to … Continue reading Virtual ED Recovery Support Group

Owning Your Story: Embracing Vulnerability in Recovery

Before I made the decision to start this blog, I spent a lot of time thinking about whether or not I wanted to commit to it. I love helping others, and I really wanted to use my own experiences to provide hope and encouragement for other people working toward recovery. But as much as I … Continue reading Owning Your Story: Embracing Vulnerability in Recovery

Learning to Accept Your Body (Even When You Don’t Love Your Body)

The other day, someone asked me what has been most helpful for me in my journey toward making peace with weight gain in recovery. It wasn’t an easy question to answer at first. A lot of things have contributed to where I am today. As I thought more about it, one number kept popping into … Continue reading Learning to Accept Your Body (Even When You Don’t Love Your Body)

Redefining “Healthy” in Eating Disorder Recovery

When asked to imagine a healthy person, what do you picture? For a lot of you, images of toned bodies holding kettlebells, eating salads, or drinking protein shakes probably pop into your mind. This is the image of health that most of us have been sold our entire lives. We picture a “healthy person” as … Continue reading Redefining “Healthy” in Eating Disorder Recovery

What My ED Recovery Really Looks Like

I realized when looking through my last few posts that this blog was starting to sound a little preachy... like some kind of "How To" manual for Eating Disorder recovery.  Which was definitely not the intention of this blog!  Though I am a therapist, I am also a human (and a hot mess one a … Continue reading What My ED Recovery Really Looks Like

Eating Disorder Recovery

"Eating disorders are not a choice, but recovery is."  If you follow any blogs related to ED recovery, you've probably come across some version of this quote before. But what does it really mean? Is "choosing recovery" really that simple or easy? As anyone struggling with disordered eating knows, it's not. Making the decision to … Continue reading Eating Disorder Recovery