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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

It's Safe to Feel What You Feel

It was my second class this week at the eating disorder treatment center.

There was already a palpable tension as I walked in, like the feeling of seeing a someone hold a knife over someone’s chest the moment before a major surgery…you just don’t know what might happen. 106 more words

Health & Wellness

Optimistic Skepticism

Lately, I feel like I have been in a better place mentally and emotionally. The urges are still there, and I still seem to act on behaviors much more than I care to admit. 379 more words

Eating Disorder Recovery

9 months out: what Forest View has taught and continues to teach me

Going into treatment, I naively assumed I would get everything I needed to recover right away, then go home and apply it. Treatment is supposed to heal you, right? 3,127 more words

Starve the Monster

By: Melanie

Having an eating disorder is like being possessed. There is a voice in my head, so omnipresent, manipulative, domineering, and overpowering, that it’s taken years to even realize its existence. 291 more words

Anorexia Recovery