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Eating Disorders and Childhood Trauma

It’s been a long time since I posted one of my blogs here. I have been so focussed on my recovery that I have been neglecting the writing part of my journey. 848 more words

Binge Eating Disorder

Are you at risk for a binge-eating disorder?

Binge-eating disorder might appear to be vastly different from anorexia nervosa, but it is still a serious disorder that can have major repercussions on your psyche and body. 334 more words

Eating Disorders

Keeping It All Together

In my family it has always been how other people perceive us. It has been about the looks and looking good to others. Putting on the “we’re a great family” persona in order to have my parents look like they are great and we have our shit together. 511 more words

Eating Disorder Recovery

Why I Drive Over An Hour to OP

I’m not sure what answer to give when asked that question. I don’t drive over there to be patted on the head and told, “It’ll be okay.” I don’t go so others can tell me how “great” I’m doing. 695 more words

Eating Disorder Recovery

Fattitude Body Love Badass: Andrew Walen

Psychotherapist Andrew Walen, is the founder of Columbia, Maryland’s Body Image Therapy Center which specializes in eating disorders, substance abuse, body image, anxiety and depression. 293 more words

Fattitude

Outpatient Update, Move, Gardening,

Hey all! Sorry I have kinda been missing for quite a while. I moved into a cutesy little house with an awesome roommate, work 6 days a week, for at least ten hours a day, then on my “day off” I clean, do some garden therapy and go to OP. 354 more words

Eating Disorder Recovery

I never wrote about my first program night 

It was certainly interesting, and I’m not quite sold on the idea of going. It’s awkward, a little uncomfortable, and I guess I feel disconnected from the other patients. 628 more words