It’s easy to let your eating disorder become your identity. After all, it becomes such a big part of your life. But part of recovery is discovering who you are without your eating disorder. What do you like? What don’t you like? What’s your favorite color? Where would […]
You are no Less Deserving of Help for Your Eating Disorder if Insurance Refuses to Pay for Treatment
Raise your hand if your health insurance has ever denied you treatment coverage for your eating disorder because they said you weren’t sick enough. Often they say your labs are fine, your weight isn’t low enough, you should have been better by now, or you’re not getting better […]
When you’re diagnosed with an eating disorder that means you’re going to have a messed up relationship with food and body image for the rest of your life, right? Nope! But won’t I always be “in recovery”? Nope! Full recovery from an eating disorder is possible. That means […]
Happy Valentine’s Day! 💕 I hear from people a lot that they don’t want chocolate on Valentine’s day even if they love chocolate because they don’t feel they’re capable of keeping a box of chocolate in the house without bingeing on it. This may be true for people […]
Things that do not measure your worth: – Your BMI – Your blood pressure – Your A1c – Your GFR – Your cholesterol – Your bone density – etc. Nothing about your health measures your worth! You are worthy just because you are alive.
I’m a dietitian but I don’t remember the formula to calculate body mass index (BMI) because frankly it’s not that important (I also have a computer which does it for me). But don’t I need to know my BMI to know if I’m underweight, normal weight, overweight, or […]