In case you’re still judging your worthiness by how much you eat or don’t eat, here’s your friendly reminder that you are worthy just because you are alive and eating food does not make you “bad” and restricting does not make you “good” and you never have to earn your food.
Friendly little reminder that eating more than usual during the holiday season is actually normal, not a failure, and not a reason to punish yourself with negative words, thoughts, or actions.
It’s December once again and for many people that means over a month of holiday merriment. For some people, this time is anything but merry. It could mean going on a restrictive diet and avoiding holiday foods at parties and gatherings. It could mean secretly binging on these holiday foods after all of the guestsContinue reading “Try Something Different with Your Eating this Holiday Season”
This holiday can definitely be challenging for those recovering from an eating disorder or chronic dieting since it is so centered around food, so here is your reminder that Thanksgiving is one 24 hour day and one meal and it will not make or break your recovery.
Thanksgiving is just a few days away here in America and several other holidays are coming up in the next month. If we’re being honest, this time of year can be hard for people in recovery from anything, but especially in recovery from an eating disorder or chronic dieting.
Sometimes when you’re stressed, it’s easier just not to eat, but that’s exactly what you need to do when you’re stressed! Eating consistently throughout the day will help keep your blood sugar levels stable, keep your hormones in check, and help stave off “hangry” feelings.