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What are your thoughts on control?

What are your thoughts on control? Anything that comes to mind. Do you feel out of control? Do you have that one thing you can control? 7 more words


Intensive Treatment

Things have been spiralling downwards for me, lately. All my attempts to eat normally result in bingeing, which results in purging. Every time. I am having a lot of trouble setting goals and making changes in my outpatient group (ironic since the group is called “Making Changes”). 386 more words

Anorexia Nervosa as aberrant reward processing

From Behaviour Research and Therapy:

“Dysfunctional reward from the pursuit of thinness presents a major challenge to recovery from Anorexia Nervosa (AN). We explore the neuroscientific basis of aberrant reward in AN, with the aim of generating novel hypotheses for translational investigation, and elucidate disease mechanisms to inform the development of targeted interventions.

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these bones
don’t protrude
very much

and if
you’d ask
me why,

i’d say
it’s cos’
i’m weak.

i eat.
too much.
i shouldn’t… 26 more words

Bulimia Nervosa

Eating Disorders & Low Self-Esteem: Remaining Hopeful

“Eating disorders are about control. You figure, you can’t control the world around you, but you can control your weight and how much you eat.”

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A 'Spooky' Anniversary

(Possibly triggering)
Well, this isn’t really something to snicker about (no pun intended), it’s actually a pretty sad anniversary that I’m acknowledging. When I was 15, on Halloween, it was my first time ever taking part in the binge/purge behavior. 569 more words

We Are Warriors

This particular post is one that I have mixed emotions about writing.  It’s very personal, but aren’t the best writings always the ones that are deeply personal?   1,384 more words