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 fast enough… Insurance is literally the worst!Continue reading “You are no Less Deserving of Help for Your Eating Disorder if Insurance Refuses to Pay for Treatment”

Full Recovery From an Eating Disorder is Possible

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 no using behaviors on occasion when you’reContinue reading “Full Recovery From an Eating Disorder is Possible”

You Are Not Wrong For Liking Diet Foods

  In recovery from an eating disorder or disordered eating, it’s important to incorporate the non-diet versions of certain foods like sodas, ice cream, bread, etc into your diet (as appropriate for your specific medical conditions). However, once you move towards intuitive eating, your relationship with food shifts. You no longer choose foods because they’reContinue reading “You Are Not Wrong For Liking Diet Foods”

How to Eat in Moderation Without Turning it into a Diet

You see this term used all the time. All foods fit, but only in moderation. So does that mean 1 cookie is okay but 10 aren’t okay? Are 2 cookies okay? 3? Where do we draw the line on moderation?

Happy Thanksgiving

There is no rule that says you need to be happy today. However you are feeling is okay. It’s okay if you’re not in the holiday spirit. Take care of yourself today.

It’s Okay to Miss the Things That Hurt

This is your reminder that it’s absolutely okay to miss certain toxic relationships, your sick body, your drug of choice, or anything else that hurt.