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  • Thought spirals are popping up in all of my sessions! It turns out being at home  24/7 without continued distraction, your thoughts can be pretty powerful and domineering! Stop the spiral, which means naming the feeling, the trigger and recognizing that whatever the situation is, whatever your feeling is, it has no bearing on your inherent good-ness, your self-worth, your value has a human being. 
SERVICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE:
**All services are virtual right now

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES
Individual Therapy (Texas only)
Family Therapy (Texas only)
Couples Therapy (Texas only)
EMDR Therapy (Texas only)

COACHING & CONSULTATION (nationwide)
Recovery Coaching
Life Coaching
Parent Consultation & Coaching
Clinician Consultation

#edenhyderpro #insideoutcollaborative #ioc #michaelhyder #recovery #eatingdisorder #recoveryispossible #therapyiscool #anxiety #depression #lgbtqaffirming #antidiet #antidietculture #spirituality #dallastherapist #edwarrior #eatingdisorderrecovery #personalgrowth #enneagram #momsohard #parenting #change #bodypositive #empowerment #emdrtrauma #traumarecovery #believe #relationshipheals #sleepbetter #feeldealheal
  • Thought spirals are popping up in all of my sessions! It turns out being at home 24/7 without continued distraction, your thoughts can be pretty powerful and domineering! Stop the spiral, which means naming the feeling, the trigger and recognizing that whatever the situation is, whatever your feeling is, it has no bearing on your inherent good-ness, your self-worth, your value has a human being.
    SERVICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE:
    **All services are virtual right now

    THERAPEUTIC SERVICES
    Individual Therapy (Texas only)
    Family Therapy (Texas only)
    Couples Therapy (Texas only)
    EMDR Therapy (Texas only)

    COACHING & CONSULTATION (nationwide)
    Recovery Coaching
    Life Coaching
    Parent Consultation & Coaching
    Clinician Consultation

    #edenhyderpro #insideoutcollaborative #ioc #michaelhyder #recovery #eatingdisorder #recoveryispossible #therapyiscool #anxiety #depression #lgbtqaffirming #antidiet #antidietculture #spirituality #dallastherapist #edwarrior #eatingdisorderrecovery #personalgrowth #enneagram #momsohard #parenting #change #bodypositive #empowerment #emdrtrauma #traumarecovery #believe #relationshipheals #sleepbetter #feeldealheal

  •  0  0  1 minute ago
  • Thought spirals are popping up in all of my sessions! It turns out being at home  24/7 without continued distraction, your thoughts can be pretty powerful and domineering! Stop the spiral, which means naming the feeling, the trigger and recognizing that whatever the situation is, whatever your feeling is, it has no bearing on your inherent good-ness, your self-worth, your value has a human being. 
SERVICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE:
**All services are virtual right now

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES
Individual Therapy (Texas only)
Family Therapy (Texas only)
Couples Therapy (Texas only)
EMDR Therapy (Texas only)

COACHING & CONSULTATION (nationwide)
Recovery Coaching
Life Coaching
Parent Consultation & Coaching
Clinician Consultation

#edenhyderpro #insideoutcollaborative #ioc #michaelhyder #recovery #eatingdisorder #recoveryispossible #therapyiscool #anxiety #depression #lgbtqaffirming #antidiet #antidietculture #spirituality #dallastherapist #edwarrior #eatingdisorderrecovery #personalgrowth #enneagram #momsohard #parenting #change #bodypositive #empowerment #emdrtrauma #traumarecovery #believe #relationshipheals #sleepbetter #feeldealheal
  • Thought spirals are popping up in all of my sessions! It turns out being at home 24/7 without continued distraction, your thoughts can be pretty powerful and domineering! Stop the spiral, which means naming the feeling, the trigger and recognizing that whatever the situation is, whatever your feeling is, it has no bearing on your inherent good-ness, your self-worth, your value has a human being.
    SERVICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE:
    **All services are virtual right now

    THERAPEUTIC SERVICES
    Individual Therapy (Texas only)
    Family Therapy (Texas only)
    Couples Therapy (Texas only)
    EMDR Therapy (Texas only)

    COACHING & CONSULTATION (nationwide)
    Recovery Coaching
    Life Coaching
    Parent Consultation & Coaching
    Clinician Consultation

    #edenhyderpro #insideoutcollaborative #ioc #michaelhyder #recovery #eatingdisorder #recoveryispossible #therapyiscool #anxiety #depression #lgbtqaffirming #antidiet #antidietculture #spirituality #dallastherapist #edwarrior #eatingdisorderrecovery #personalgrowth #enneagram #momsohard #parenting #change #bodypositive #empowerment #emdrtrauma #traumarecovery #believe #relationshipheals #sleepbetter #feeldealheal

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  • Document the moments where you feel most in love with yourself-what you’re wearing, who you’re around, what you’re doing. Recreate and repeat.
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-Warsan Shire
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I think now more than ever is a perfect time to reflect.
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Who is showing up for you right now during this time of #quarantine to check in on you? To see how you’re doing?
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Take stock of your fair weather friends. You know, the ones you show up for at a moments notice for but when push comes to shove they aren’t able to show up in the same way for you. .
No doubt relationships of all kinds require patience. We’re all wired differently and have different needs but having the awareness that someone needs to be released from your life will only add to it, not take away.
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It’s taken me years to pay attention. To watch what people do, not just listen to what they say. I’m so grateful for the friends I have. My circle is small and we are close. Even though I share a good deal of my life on social media, it’s only those few people that get to see that raw side of me.
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Don’t give yourself away to everyone. Save the special parts of you only for special people.
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Deep conversations, belly laughs and memories you’ll never forget.💜
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#throwbackthursday
  • Document the moments where you feel most in love with yourself-what you’re wearing, who you’re around, what you’re doing. Recreate and repeat.
    .
    -Warsan Shire
    .
    I think now more than ever is a perfect time to reflect.
    .
    Who is showing up for you right now during this time of #quarantine to check in on you? To see how you’re doing?
    .
    Take stock of your fair weather friends. You know, the ones you show up for at a moments notice for but when push comes to shove they aren’t able to show up in the same way for you. .
    No doubt relationships of all kinds require patience. We’re all wired differently and have different needs but having the awareness that someone needs to be released from your life will only add to it, not take away.
    .
    It’s taken me years to pay attention. To watch what people do, not just listen to what they say. I’m so grateful for the friends I have. My circle is small and we are close. Even though I share a good deal of my life on social media, it’s only those few people that get to see that raw side of me.
    .
    Don’t give yourself away to everyone. Save the special parts of you only for special people.
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    Deep conversations, belly laughs and memories you’ll never forget.💜
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    #throwbackthursday

  •  2  1  3 minutes ago
  • My mum asked me today how I felt.
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Not in a passing comment, everyday kind of way - but in a genuinely concerned way. In that moment I realised how much distress and pain I have caused as a result of my illness.
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I am no longer the daughter she once recognised and I am a stranger to her.
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Today I dedicate my recovery to her. That I will get better so she can smile once again and be a daughter she can be proud of.
The daughter she deserves ❤️
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Today's lunch was Soda Bread with strawberry jam 🍓❤️🥰
I love Soda Bread as it's much denser which keeps you feeling fuller for longer.
Would definitely recommend you've never tried before ☺️😉
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#edrecovery #eatingdisorderrecovery #recovery #bulimia #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #worthyofrecovery #fearfood #foodfreedom #antidiet #dietculture  #takingitonedayatatime #iamenough #youmatter #wordstoliveby #babysteps #onedayatatime #stickwithme #challengingmyself #weightgain #bodyappreciation #gettingthere #allin #sodabread #jam #lunch
  • My mum asked me today how I felt.
    .
    Not in a passing comment, everyday kind of way - but in a genuinely concerned way. In that moment I realised how much distress and pain I have caused as a result of my illness.
    .
    I am no longer the daughter she once recognised and I am a stranger to her.
    .
    Today I dedicate my recovery to her. That I will get better so she can smile once again and be a daughter she can be proud of.
    The daughter she deserves ❤️
    . . .
    Today's lunch was Soda Bread with strawberry jam 🍓❤️🥰
    I love Soda Bread as it's much denser which keeps you feeling fuller for longer.
    Would definitely recommend you've never tried before ☺️😉
    . . .
    #edrecovery #eatingdisorderrecovery #recovery #bulimia #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #worthyofrecovery #fearfood #foodfreedom #antidiet #dietculture #takingitonedayatatime #iamenough #youmatter #wordstoliveby #babysteps #onedayatatime #stickwithme #challengingmyself #weightgain #bodyappreciation #gettingthere #allin #sodabread #jam #lunch

  •  1  0  6 minutes ago
  • Dinner is chicken 🐓 with broccoli🥦, carrots 🥕and sweet potato mash.🍠 Not living im just surviving. Feel as though im just plodding on through the day, almost like a zombie. I honeslty don't know how ill cope with another week of this.  If i was to set up an instagram group where we help eachother through this isoloation period. Would anyone like to join ? 
#Dinner #chicken #carrots #broccoli #sweetpotatomash #veg #anorexia #anorexiarecovery #eatingdisorder #eatingdisorderrecovery #edrecovery #anorexiarecovery #anarecovery #beatingana #edfamily #recovery
  • Dinner is chicken 🐓 with broccoli🥦, carrots 🥕and sweet potato mash.🍠 Not living im just surviving. Feel as though im just plodding on through the day, almost like a zombie. I honeslty don't know how ill cope with another week of this. If i was to set up an instagram group where we help eachother through this isoloation period. Would anyone like to join ?
    #Dinner #chicken #carrots #broccoli #sweetpotatomash #veg #anorexia #anorexiarecovery #eatingdisorder #eatingdisorderrecovery #edrecovery #anorexiarecovery #anarecovery #beatingana #edfamily #recovery

  •  2  0  8 minutes ago
  • Pasta salad FTW🤩 Let’s just hope we’ll still be able to find some when we go to the grocery store lol. Anyway, I made a dressing/sauce with avocado, olive oil, garlic, and lime juice, then cooked a mix of veggies with tuna. So easy and yummy!! Also I ran 6.5 miles this morning and felt really good😊 I hope everyone has a great day!
  • Pasta salad FTW🤩 Let’s just hope we’ll still be able to find some when we go to the grocery store lol. Anyway, I made a dressing/sauce with avocado, olive oil, garlic, and lime juice, then cooked a mix of veggies with tuna. So easy and yummy!! Also I ran 6.5 miles this morning and felt really good😊 I hope everyone has a great day!

  •  13  1  8 minutes ago
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Kane & I were talking the other night about why I do what I do...
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And my response came out without thought, filtering, or an agenda. .
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I am passionate about getting women to a place of FREEDOM.
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It’s one of the million reasons why I’m keeping my Pre & Postnatal Coaching certification up...and why I’ve been studying for weeks again so I could ACE the test I took yesterday 🙌🏻💯! .

I’d be lying to you if I didn’t tell you it all started with me though. .

This “healthy living” stuff pursued me when I was in middle school. I can remember wanting to stop drinking cokes and only drinking water because it just made me feel better. .

I can remember in high school seeing and actually “getting why” my Mama would get up before the rest of us to sweat it out as the sun rose. .

I can remember going to college after years of playing sports and exercising avidly to doing NOTHING & feeling like sh*t in the course of 1 semester. .

I can remember starting back...
TIME after TIME. .

I can remember thinking I’d never be good enough, fit enough, strong enough, or whatever enough in my 1st marriage.
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I can remember walking myself to death then gaining almost 30 lbs after a divorce I never wanted. .

I can remember it taking what seemed like fooooorever to get back to a place I felt beautiful & strong again (and I had help here from my then soon-to-be husband Jake). .

I can remember hardly being able to do a push-up after he passed tragically. .

I can remember moving my body became a way to fuel my healing...to help so many other women in the midst of my own grief when I didn’t know if I could go another day. .

I can remember my first meet ups with Kane were around dumbbells & barbells & a commonality to work hard. .

I can remember getting pregnant the 1st time, losing that baby & thinking my movement somehow caused that. .

I can remember getting pregnant the 2nd time, losing that baby & thinking I was just broken. .

I can remember getting pregnant with Huxlee & walking on eggshells for weeks out of fear of losing him too.
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    Kane & I were talking the other night about why I do what I do...
    .

    And my response came out without thought, filtering, or an agenda. .
    .

    I am passionate about getting women to a place of FREEDOM.
    .

    It’s one of the million reasons why I’m keeping my Pre & Postnatal Coaching certification up...and why I’ve been studying for weeks again so I could ACE the test I took yesterday 🙌🏻💯! .

    I’d be lying to you if I didn’t tell you it all started with me though. .

    This “healthy living” stuff pursued me when I was in middle school. I can remember wanting to stop drinking cokes and only drinking water because it just made me feel better. .

    I can remember in high school seeing and actually “getting why” my Mama would get up before the rest of us to sweat it out as the sun rose. .

    I can remember going to college after years of playing sports and exercising avidly to doing NOTHING & feeling like sh*t in the course of 1 semester. .

    I can remember starting back...
    TIME after TIME. .

    I can remember thinking I’d never be good enough, fit enough, strong enough, or whatever enough in my 1st marriage.
    .

    I can remember walking myself to death then gaining almost 30 lbs after a divorce I never wanted. .

    I can remember it taking what seemed like fooooorever to get back to a place I felt beautiful & strong again (and I had help here from my then soon-to-be husband Jake). .

    I can remember hardly being able to do a push-up after he passed tragically. .

    I can remember moving my body became a way to fuel my healing...to help so many other women in the midst of my own grief when I didn’t know if I could go another day. .

    I can remember my first meet ups with Kane were around dumbbells & barbells & a commonality to work hard. .

    I can remember getting pregnant the 1st time, losing that baby & thinking my movement somehow caused that. .

    I can remember getting pregnant the 2nd time, losing that baby & thinking I was just broken. .

    I can remember getting pregnant with Huxlee & walking on eggshells for weeks out of fear of losing him too.
    .

  •  0  2  9 minutes ago
  • We tend to second guess ourselves in many daily decisions when deep down we know what path we want to take—it’s usually the path of HAPPINESS and LOVE. What we have to be aware and mindful if we operate in fear, sadness, or anxiety. We sometimes lie to ourselves thinking we are making the right decisions because it “feels right”, but what we are doing mentally is trying to selfishly get rid of our anxiety. .
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Our true selves want to keep the curiosity and pursue to learn and understand people and life fearlessly—through HOPE, LOVE, and HAPPINESS.
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Let’s CHOOSE get out of the ways which make us stagnant and use mental STRENGTH to grow to find our purpose. Go out there and HAVE A STRONG DAY. .
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What choices will you make to HAVE A STRONG DAY?
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🧠 “HAVE A STRONG DAY.” is the Mental Health Awareness movement driven by a simple and powerful slogan.
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For every purchase you make, we donate 10% to Mental Health Organizations to help raise funding for research & awareness for Mental Health Disorders.
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  • We tend to second guess ourselves in many daily decisions when deep down we know what path we want to take—it’s usually the path of HAPPINESS and LOVE. What we have to be aware and mindful if we operate in fear, sadness, or anxiety. We sometimes lie to ourselves thinking we are making the right decisions because it “feels right”, but what we are doing mentally is trying to selfishly get rid of our anxiety. .
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    Our true selves want to keep the curiosity and pursue to learn and understand people and life fearlessly—through HOPE, LOVE, and HAPPINESS.
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    Let’s CHOOSE get out of the ways which make us stagnant and use mental STRENGTH to grow to find our purpose. Go out there and HAVE A STRONG DAY. .
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    What choices will you make to HAVE A STRONG DAY?
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    🧠 “HAVE A STRONG DAY.” is the Mental Health Awareness movement driven by a simple and powerful slogan.
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    10% GOES BACK
    For every purchase you make, we donate 10% to Mental Health Organizations to help raise funding for research & awareness for Mental Health Disorders.
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    #haveastrongday #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealthmatters #mentalstrength #mentalillness #mentalillnessawareness #anxiety #depression #depressionawareness #strong #strength #selfcare #happiness #love #wellness #endstigma #breakthestigma #suicideprevention #suicideawareness #mentalhealthawarenessbrand #eatingdisorderrecovery #quotes #mentalhealthwarrior #positivity #ptsd #sobriety

  •  10  0  11 minutes ago
  • I hope you’re taking good care of yourself during this quarantine💜 make some self care plans for the day!
  • I hope you’re taking good care of yourself during this quarantine💜 make some self care plans for the day!

  •  7  1  11 minutes ago
  • Hello guys ❤ 
Hope you had/ have a wonderful day ❤
I want to give you an update on my recovery during the quarantine.
I realised that I mainly eat the same things. Sometimes it's because I love the meals (e.g. buns, bread, oats, Weetabix) but sometimes bc I can't change it. During school I have many spontaneous snacks bc my friends buy sweets during the break and ask me if I want some. I don't have that now. I try my best to challenge myself (I wanna bake more often, make a pintparty) but it's hard. I live in a fixed amount. Snacks and spontaneous things are very difficult for me again. If I eat more than planned (like the cookies today), I feel miserable. The fact that I no longer weigh myself every week makes it all more difficult. I have days where I love my body but often loathe it. I just notice how recovery has ups and downs. I think you should concentrate on the highs and you should always say all the positive things about recovery. I distract myself or talk to someone if I feel bad. I dance or sing to my favourite music. Find something you like and which makes you happy❤ I can do it. You can do it. Full recovery is real guys but we have to fight for it💪
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Breakfast: 2 slices of bread (1. peanutbutter and jam, 2. cream cheese + jam), kohlrabi, a banana, blueberries, yoghurt + cereal 
Lunch + Desert : pasta with tomato sauce, an apple oat yoghurt, a Yoghurette, some cookies 
Afternoon snack: 2 cookies, yoghurt + cereal 
Dinner: is in the pic 
Desert: more cookies, an apple oat yoghurt, a Yoghurette ----------------------------------------------------
#recoveryjourney #recoverywin #recoveryispossible #recoveryanorexia #recovery #edfighter #edrecovery #ed #eatingdisorder #eatingdisorderrecovery #mentalhealth #fdoe #fulldayofeating #anorexiarecover #anorexia #anorexianervosarecovery #bingeeatingrecovery #bingeeating #icaniwill
  • Hello guys ❤
    Hope you had/ have a wonderful day ❤
    I want to give you an update on my recovery during the quarantine.
    I realised that I mainly eat the same things. Sometimes it's because I love the meals (e.g. buns, bread, oats, Weetabix) but sometimes bc I can't change it. During school I have many spontaneous snacks bc my friends buy sweets during the break and ask me if I want some. I don't have that now. I try my best to challenge myself (I wanna bake more often, make a pintparty) but it's hard. I live in a fixed amount. Snacks and spontaneous things are very difficult for me again. If I eat more than planned (like the cookies today), I feel miserable. The fact that I no longer weigh myself every week makes it all more difficult. I have days where I love my body but often loathe it. I just notice how recovery has ups and downs. I think you should concentrate on the highs and you should always say all the positive things about recovery. I distract myself or talk to someone if I feel bad. I dance or sing to my favourite music. Find something you like and which makes you happy❤ I can do it. You can do it. Full recovery is real guys but we have to fight for it💪
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    Breakfast: 2 slices of bread (1. peanutbutter and jam, 2. cream cheese + jam), kohlrabi, a banana, blueberries, yoghurt + cereal
    Lunch + Desert : pasta with tomato sauce, an apple oat yoghurt, a Yoghurette, some cookies
    Afternoon snack: 2 cookies, yoghurt + cereal
    Dinner: is in the pic
    Desert: more cookies, an apple oat yoghurt, a Yoghurette ----------------------------------------------------
    #recoveryjourney #recoverywin #recoveryispossible #recoveryanorexia #recovery #edfighter #edrecovery #ed #eatingdisorder #eatingdisorderrecovery #mentalhealth #fdoe #fulldayofeating #anorexiarecover #anorexia #anorexianervosarecovery #bingeeatingrecovery #bingeeating #icaniwill

  •  10  0  13 minutes ago
  • ✨ Right so it isn’t letting me post a profile picture at the minute and I have no clue why but oh well❣️ made a separate account so as not to spam everyone on my main (@anamaccy) ✌️
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💜mostly this will be like a lockdown journal with the hope of offering some support, advice, or ideas to others
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~ talking mental health and dealing with eating disorders/anxiety/etc in isolation along with resources from charities!
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~ recipe ideas for baking and cooking .
~ some dance, yoga, stretches and mindful ways of moving your body!
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~ talking books, writing and reviewing!
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#mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #coronaquarantine #selfisolation #quarantinelife #mentalhealthadvocate #eatingdisorderrecovery #edrecovery #edrecoverywarrior #dancer #dancelife #yogaeverydamnday #yogalife #recoveryjourney #mentalhealthmatters #mentalillness #anxietyawareness #anxietyrelief #booksofinstagram #bookreview #bakinglove #bakersofinstagram #easyrecipes #healthyrecipes #mindfulnesspractice #mindbodysoul #mindfulnessmeditation
  • ✨ Right so it isn’t letting me post a profile picture at the minute and I have no clue why but oh well❣️ made a separate account so as not to spam everyone on my main (@anamaccy) ✌️
    .
    💜mostly this will be like a lockdown journal with the hope of offering some support, advice, or ideas to others
    .
    ~ talking mental health and dealing with eating disorders/anxiety/etc in isolation along with resources from charities!
    .
    ~ recipe ideas for baking and cooking .
    ~ some dance, yoga, stretches and mindful ways of moving your body!
    .
    ~ talking books, writing and reviewing!
    .
    .
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    #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #coronaquarantine #selfisolation #quarantinelife #mentalhealthadvocate #eatingdisorderrecovery #edrecovery #edrecoverywarrior #dancer #dancelife #yogaeverydamnday #yogalife #recoveryjourney #mentalhealthmatters #mentalillness #anxietyawareness #anxietyrelief #booksofinstagram #bookreview #bakinglove #bakersofinstagram #easyrecipes #healthyrecipes #mindfulnesspractice #mindbodysoul #mindfulnessmeditation

  •  8  0  13 minutes ago
  • Really late posting because Instagram wouldn’t upload it but for todays LUNCH I challenged pasta again!!! And this was after a morning of literally not moving off the sofa!

Did some work this morning before lunch and then had my telephone therapy appt. Tough session which was a bit upsetting but sometimes therapy has to be upsetting and uncomfortable, just like recovery from anorexia. It’s probably a sign that something is going right when it feels so horribly wrong!! #edrecovery #eatingdisorderrecovery #anorexia #anorexianervosarecovery #anorexiarecovery
  • Really late posting because Instagram wouldn’t upload it but for todays LUNCH I challenged pasta again!!! And this was after a morning of literally not moving off the sofa!

    Did some work this morning before lunch and then had my telephone therapy appt. Tough session which was a bit upsetting but sometimes therapy has to be upsetting and uncomfortable, just like recovery from anorexia. It’s probably a sign that something is going right when it feels so horribly wrong!! #edrecovery #eatingdisorderrecovery #anorexia #anorexianervosarecovery #anorexiarecovery

  •  5  0  14 minutes ago
  • having a healthy body 
my body is healthy, and has been for a couple of weeks now.
and i’m starting to see things i haven’t seen on my body in 2 years.
my boobs are a decent size again.
i have definition in my legs, and they are really toned and muscular.
i have abs, but not the kind that are exposed because of having no fat over your stomach, the kind that are toned and healthy.
i have gentle curves rather than being flat.
and do i like it.
i don’t know.
part of me does,
because i know deep down that i’m lucky to have this body.
but part of me hates it:
because i’m no longer dying,
or in danger,
or the first person to worry about.
i’m actually recovering.
and it’s scary.
but recovery means accepting that my body is healthy,
and realising that being underweight doesn’t define me or make me who i am.
it doesn’t mean i don’t have anorexia anymore.
it just means i’m recovering.
and i’ll learn to accept it.
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breakfast today was one of my FAVOURITE granolas: the rude health coconut and chia granola with banana, mango, dried apricots, dates and cashew milk!
stay safe and lots of love 💓 
#recovery #strongnotskinny #anorexia #anorexiarecovery #eatingdisorder #food #eatingdisorderrecovery #fighting #recoveryispossible #nourishtoflourish #bdd #edwarrior #foodisfuel #edsoldier #strong #freedom #fuckanorexia #realrecovery
  • having a healthy body
    my body is healthy, and has been for a couple of weeks now.
    and i’m starting to see things i haven’t seen on my body in 2 years.
    my boobs are a decent size again.
    i have definition in my legs, and they are really toned and muscular.
    i have abs, but not the kind that are exposed because of having no fat over your stomach, the kind that are toned and healthy.
    i have gentle curves rather than being flat.
    and do i like it.
    i don’t know.
    part of me does,
    because i know deep down that i’m lucky to have this body.
    but part of me hates it:
    because i’m no longer dying,
    or in danger,
    or the first person to worry about.
    i’m actually recovering.
    and it’s scary.
    but recovery means accepting that my body is healthy,
    and realising that being underweight doesn’t define me or make me who i am.
    it doesn’t mean i don’t have anorexia anymore.
    it just means i’m recovering.
    and i’ll learn to accept it.
    *******
    breakfast today was one of my FAVOURITE granolas: the rude health coconut and chia granola with banana, mango, dried apricots, dates and cashew milk!
    stay safe and lots of love 💓
    #recovery #strongnotskinny #anorexia #anorexiarecovery #eatingdisorder #food #eatingdisorderrecovery #fighting #recoveryispossible #nourishtoflourish #bdd #edwarrior #foodisfuel #edsoldier #strong #freedom #fuckanorexia #realrecovery

  •  50  2  15 minutes ago
  • Wow what a clap! I cried again! And just like that, it’s the end of another little era for me and my little family. We started Monday adjusting to our first proper week in isolation with Ben working from home, now we’re taking a long weekend ready to start Monday with having Ben off for a full 4 weeks! I’m really loving having a break from the real world giving my full attention to Colby and my business. I’ve suffered a lot of guilt and hate towards myself having PND at the start, but now I feel like I’m righting all the wrongs and being the mum I always wanted to be. Roll on Monday! ❤️
ALSO - as for my ED, what ED? This situation was going to make or break me (and I really thought it was going to be break) but I’ve managed to let go even more, I think I have one last little corner to turn and then I can wear the fully fledged RECOVERED badge. .
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#eatingdisorderawareness #anorexianervosarecovery #anorexiafighter #anorexicrecovery #mentalhealthawareness #anxietyrelief #disorderedeatingrecovery #eatingdisorderrecovery #anorexiaproblems #ginoclock #lifestyleblogger #britishblogger #london #hertfordshire #instareality #honestlymothering #motherhood #empoweringwomen #bebodykind #mentalhealthawareness #uk #anorexia  #postpartumdepression #postpartumhairloss #hendricksgin #postnataldepression #eatingdisorders #coronavirusmentalhealth #coronavirus #isolation #isolationuk
  • Wow what a clap! I cried again! And just like that, it’s the end of another little era for me and my little family. We started Monday adjusting to our first proper week in isolation with Ben working from home, now we’re taking a long weekend ready to start Monday with having Ben off for a full 4 weeks! I’m really loving having a break from the real world giving my full attention to Colby and my business. I’ve suffered a lot of guilt and hate towards myself having PND at the start, but now I feel like I’m righting all the wrongs and being the mum I always wanted to be. Roll on Monday! ❤️
    ALSO - as for my ED, what ED? This situation was going to make or break me (and I really thought it was going to be break) but I’ve managed to let go even more, I think I have one last little corner to turn and then I can wear the fully fledged RECOVERED badge. .
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    #eatingdisorderawareness #anorexianervosarecovery #anorexiafighter #anorexicrecovery #mentalhealthawareness #anxietyrelief #disorderedeatingrecovery #eatingdisorderrecovery #anorexiaproblems #ginoclock #lifestyleblogger #britishblogger #london #hertfordshire #instareality #honestlymothering #motherhood #empoweringwomen #bebodykind #mentalhealthawareness #uk #anorexia #postpartumdepression #postpartumhairloss #hendricksgin #postnataldepression #eatingdisorders #coronavirusmentalhealth #coronavirus #isolation #isolationuk

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  • Cenetta di stasera, veloce veloce!
Buona sera donzelle! E buon appetito! Questa sera esplosione di colori!☺️
Oggi giornata pesante, ma partiamo dal principio ➪  al lavoro 👩🏻‍💻 è andato tutto okay, quando son tornata dalla spesa 🛒 ho fatto un altro spuntino veloce, perché stavo morendo di fame 😅🤣 barretta proteica al caramello 😋🍫 poi passeggiata veloce con nube🐶 visto che alle 17:30 avevo la “video-seduta” con lo psicologo 🙈
Diciamo che è andata bene/male. Devo ancora metabolizzarla :(
Ad ogni modo, dopo un po’ di indecisione tra pasta o cena veloce, la pigrizia (come ieri) ha preso il sopravvento, e quindi... 😋
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100𝐠 𝐝𝐢 ğ ğ¢ğ«ğžğ¥ğ¥ğ—¼ 𝐜𝗼𝐭𝐭𝗼🐮🥩 100𝐠 𝐝𝐢 𝐩𝗼𝗺𝗼𝐝𝗼𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐢 𝗺𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐢 🍅 30𝐠 𝐝𝐢 ğ©ğžğ¬ğ­ğ—¼ 𝐝𝐢 ğŸğ¢ğ§ğ—¼ğœğœğ¡ğ¢ğžğ­ğ­ğ—¼ ğ¬ğžğ¥ğ¯ğšğ­ğ¢ğœğ—¼ (𝑟𝑒𝑐𝑒𝑛𝑠𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑒 𝑛𝑒𝑙𝑙𝑒 𝑠𝑡𝑜𝑟𝑖𝑒 𝑖𝑛 ğ‘’ğ‘£ğ‘–ğ‘‘ğ‘’ğ‘›ğ‘§ğ‘Žâ˜ï¸Žï¸Žâ™²ï¸Ž) 𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐟𝗼𝐜𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐚 🥖 𝐞 𝐫𝐢𝐜𝗼𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐚 𝐥𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭😁🥄 𝐭𝐮𝐭𝐭𝗼 𝐜𝗼𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐭𝗼 𝐜𝗼𝐧 𝐩𝐞𝐩𝐞 ğ§ğžğ«ğ—¼,ğ¬ğšğ¥ğž 𝐫𝗼𝐬𝐚 🧂 𝐞 𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐚𝐬𝐜𝗼🌶
𝐏𝐞𝐫 𝐜𝗼𝐜𝐜𝗼𝐥𝐚𝐫𝗺𝐢 𝐡𝗼 𝐜𝗼𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐬𝗼 𝐢𝐥 𝐩𝐚𝐬𝐭𝗼 𝐜𝗼𝐧 𝐮𝐧𝗼 𝐒𝐤𝐲𝐫 𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐚 𝐯𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐠𝐥𝐢𝐚🥣🌸
ğŒğ€ğ‚ğ‘ğŽğ’ ➪ 504𝐊𝐜𝐚𝐥
40,1𝐠 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐛𝗼 • 60,4𝐠 ğ©ğ«ğ—¼ğ­ğžğ¢ğ§ğž • 9,7𝐠 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐢
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Pre nanna: fage total 0% + 10g di crema proteica al pistacchio 🥄😋
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Adesso relax, sono molto stanca 😪 e non vedo l’ora di andare a nanna. Domani lavoro 👩🏻‍💻 e workout day, sarò tipo k.o alla sera. Post gambe/addominali 🏋🏻 non parliamone 🤣
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𝘗𝘴: 𝘩𝘰 𝘢𝘱𝘱𝘦𝘯𝘢 𝘴𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘰 𝘥𝘦𝘪 𝘣𝘪𝘴𝘤𝘰𝘵𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘪 𝘭𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵. 𝘋𝘰𝘮𝘢𝘯𝘪 𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘢 𝘳𝘪𝘤𝘦𝘵𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘢 𝘯𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘦 𝘴𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴, 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘴𝘦𝘮𝘱𝘳𝘦!
Stay tuned!🌸
â€”ğ‚ğ®ğ—¼ğ«ğƒğ¢ğğ¢ğ¬ğ­ğšğœğœğ¡ğ¢ğ—¼â™¡ï¸Ž
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#anorexianervosarecovery #dinner #ana #noana #anorexia #eatingdisorderrecovery #eatingdisorder #dca #dcarecovery  #recoverywin #recoveryanorexia #healty #fit #food #healtyfood #fitness #day #today #italyfood #italy #italian #italianfood #pistacchio  #pistachio
  • Cenetta di stasera, veloce veloce!
    Buona sera donzelle! E buon appetito! Questa sera esplosione di colori!☺️
    Oggi giornata pesante, ma partiamo dal principio ➪ al lavoro 👩🏻‍💻 è andato tutto okay, quando son tornata dalla spesa 🛒 ho fatto un altro spuntino veloce, perché stavo morendo di fame 😅🤣 barretta proteica al caramello 😋🍫 poi passeggiata veloce con nube🐶 visto che alle 17:30 avevo la “video-seduta” con lo psicologo 🙈
    Diciamo che è andata bene/male. Devo ancora metabolizzarla :(
    Ad ogni modo, dopo un po’ di indecisione tra pasta o cena veloce, la pigrizia (come ieri) ha preso il sopravvento, e quindi... 😋
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    100𝐠 𝐝𝐢 ğ ğ¢ğ«ğžğ¥ğ¥ğ—¼ 𝐜𝗼𝐭𝐭𝗼🐮🥩 100𝐠 𝐝𝐢 𝐩𝗼𝗺𝗼𝐝𝗼𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐢 𝗺𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐢 🍅 30𝐠 𝐝𝐢 ğ©ğžğ¬ğ­ğ—¼ 𝐝𝐢 ğŸğ¢ğ§ğ—¼ğœğœğ¡ğ¢ğžğ­ğ­ğ—¼ ğ¬ğžğ¥ğ¯ğšğ­ğ¢ğœğ—¼ (𝑟𝑒𝑐𝑒𝑛𝑠𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑒 𝑛𝑒𝑙𝑙𝑒 𝑠𝑡𝑜𝑟𝑖𝑒 𝑖𝑛 ğ‘’ğ‘£ğ‘–ğ‘‘ğ‘’ğ‘›ğ‘§ğ‘Žâ˜ï¸Žï¸Žâ™²ï¸Ž) 𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐟𝗼𝐜𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐚 🥖 𝐞 𝐫𝐢𝐜𝗼𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐚 𝐥𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭😁🥄 𝐭𝐮𝐭𝐭𝗼 𝐜𝗼𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐭𝗼 𝐜𝗼𝐧 𝐩𝐞𝐩𝐞 ğ§ğžğ«ğ—¼,ğ¬ğšğ¥ğž 𝐫𝗼𝐬𝐚 🧂 𝐞 𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐚𝐬𝐜𝗼🌶
    𝐏𝐞𝐫 𝐜𝗼𝐜𝐜𝗼𝐥𝐚𝐫𝗺𝐢 𝐡𝗼 𝐜𝗼𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐬𝗼 𝐢𝐥 𝐩𝐚𝐬𝐭𝗼 𝐜𝗼𝐧 𝐮𝐧𝗼 𝐒𝐤𝐲𝐫 𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐚 𝐯𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐠𝐥𝐢𝐚🥣🌸
    ğŒğ€ğ‚ğ‘ğŽğ’ ➪ 504𝐊𝐜𝐚𝐥
    40,1𝐠 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐛𝗼 • 60,4𝐠 ğ©ğ«ğ—¼ğ­ğžğ¢ğ§ğž • 9,7𝐠 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐢
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    Pre nanna: fage total 0% + 10g di crema proteica al pistacchio 🥄😋
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    Adesso relax, sono molto stanca 😪 e non vedo l’ora di andare a nanna. Domani lavoro 👩🏻‍💻 e workout day, sarò tipo k.o alla sera. Post gambe/addominali 🏋🏻 non parliamone 🤣
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    𝘗𝘴: 𝘩𝘰 𝘢𝘱𝘱𝘦𝘯𝘢 𝘴𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘰 𝘥𝘦𝘪 𝘣𝘪𝘴𝘤𝘰𝘵𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘪 𝘭𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵. 𝘋𝘰𝘮𝘢𝘯𝘪 𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘢 𝘳𝘪𝘤𝘦𝘵𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘢 𝘯𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘦 𝘴𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴, 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘴𝘦𝘮𝘱𝘳𝘦!
    Stay tuned!🌸
    â€”ğ‚ğ®ğ—¼ğ«ğƒğ¢ğğ¢ğ¬ğ­ğšğœğœğ¡ğ¢ğ—¼â™¡ï¸Ž
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    #anorexianervosarecovery #dinner #ana #noana #anorexia #eatingdisorderrecovery #eatingdisorder #dca #dcarecovery #recoverywin #recoveryanorexia #healty #fit #food #healtyfood #fitness #day #today #italyfood #italy #italian #italianfood #pistacchio #pistachio

  •  10  0  16 minutes ago
  • There is always light at the end of the tunnel 💡 but it's whether you dare to go through the darkness to reach that light is the question! Whether you are willing to keep going with recovery is your choice! Whether you fight or give up is your choice! You are who you choose to be! Life is all about those choices! Whether to jump into the deep end and face all the uncertainies and achieve your dreams and ambitions, or you sit back with a mind of what ifs.... #goingtoeatwhatiwantto#recoveryispossible#recovery#prorecovery#recoveryistheonlyoption#countblessingsnotcalories#curvesnotcalories#curvesnotbones#healthynothungry#determined#anorexic#eatingdisorderrecovery#edfighter#edsoldier#fighter#nevergiveup#nomoreanorexia#nourishnotpunish#strongnotskinny#charversesana#edcommunity#eatclean#cleaneating#edfamily#realrecovery#f4f#recoverywin#eatittobeatit#fuckana#gainingweightiscool
  • There is always light at the end of the tunnel 💡 but it's whether you dare to go through the darkness to reach that light is the question! Whether you are willing to keep going with recovery is your choice! Whether you fight or give up is your choice! You are who you choose to be! Life is all about those choices! Whether to jump into the deep end and face all the uncertainies and achieve your dreams and ambitions, or you sit back with a mind of what ifs.... #goingtoeatwhatiwantto #recoveryispossible #recovery #prorecovery #recoveryistheonlyoption #countblessingsnotcalories #curvesnotcalories #curvesnotbones #healthynothungry #determined#anorexic#eatingdisorderrecovery#edfighter#edsoldier#fighter#nevergiveup#nomoreanorexia#nourishnotpunish#strongnotskinny#charversesana#edcommunity#eatclean#cleaneating#edfamily#realrecovery#f4f#recoverywin#eatittobeatit#fuckana#gainingweightiscool

  •  15  3  16 minutes ago
  • Bonjour mes battantes 🖖

J'espère que le confinement 👍👍👍se passe bien👍👍👍👍 et que vous tenez le coup .
Restez chez vous!! 😁

Dans le genre mauvaise nouvelle 🤔 🤔 😕😕 😕 je garderais 🙄 🙄 🙄 des séquelles neurologiques suite à mon accident de travail. 
La bonne nouvelle je continue ma reconversion professionnelle et je continue le combat même si oui c'est plus dur pendant le confinement. 😁
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#anorexicrecovery #anorexia #anorexierestrictive #anorexiafighter #insta #instafood #instagram #instagood #mentalillnessrecovery #eatingdisorderrecovery #eatingdisorderrecovery #injuryrecovery #edrecovery #anafight 
#fuckana #anarecovery
  • Bonjour mes battantes 🖖

    J'espère que le confinement 👍👍👍se passe bien👍👍👍👍 et que vous tenez le coup .
    Restez chez vous!! 😁

    Dans le genre mauvaise nouvelle 🤔 🤔 😕😕 😕 je garderais 🙄 🙄 🙄 des séquelles neurologiques suite à mon accident de travail.
    La bonne nouvelle je continue ma reconversion professionnelle et je continue le combat même si oui c'est plus dur pendant le confinement. 😁
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    #anorexicrecovery #anorexia #anorexierestrictive #anorexiafighter #insta #instafood #instagram #instagood #mentalillnessrecovery #eatingdisorderrecovery #eatingdisorderrecovery #injuryrecovery #edrecovery #anafight
    #fuckana #anarecovery

  •  12  0  19 minutes ago
  • wish i was sitting in the sun on Townhall’s patio in downtown Cle enjoying this Thai Peanut bowl on a day like this ☀️ this will pass 🤍 #healthtothemaxey #clevelandeats
  • wish i was sitting in the sun on Townhall’s patio in downtown Cle enjoying this Thai Peanut bowl on a day like this ☀️ this will pass 🤍 #healthtothemaxey #clevelandeats

  •  17  3  20 minutes ago
  • YALL. I just started back up my @hellofresh subscription, and IM SO EXCITED. I eat mostly vegetarian 🌱, and Hello Fresh’s veggie box helps me explore new vegetarian recipes; it’s so dang easy, and I’ve yet to be disappointed by one of their recipes.
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The meal pictured is their Crispy Chickpea Tabbouleh Bowl with Creamy Feta Dressing. This Middle-Eastern inspired dish consists of a lemony bulgar salad with tomato, scallion whites, cucumber, and dill. It’s topped with crispy, harissa-spiced chickpeas, bell pepper, and a drizzle of creamy feta dressing. It’s served with lemon slices on the side, and finished off with a sprinkle of scallion greens. This bowl is one of their ‘Hall of Fame’ meals, and now I know why🤤
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As I was scrolling through Instagram, I came across a post by @ditch__the__diet that I really resonated with. The post stated:
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“Why do I have such a strong desire to lose weight?
Why do I desperately want to make my body more palatable to a standard I don’t even agree with?
Because I want love. I want to be seen. I want to be desired. I want to be accepted. I want to be celebrated. And my mind has believed for a long time that the way to get those things is by my body looking a specific way.
I’ve also recently been discovering my desire to lose weight has come from deep insecurities about my identity and personality, my essence, my inner self- isn’t enough. That I need a tiny body to ‘make up’ for (what I perceive as) a boring personality. I think that if my body looks good enough, people will adore me automatically, even if my personality sucks.”
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Thank you, Neva ( @ditch__the__diet ). Thank you for your vulnerability. Thank you for being an inspiration. Thank you for putting your deepest thoughts into words, and allowing me to comprehend that those words are things I haven’t been able to say myself; I hadn’t realized those words were thoughts of mine as well.
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Over the years on social media, I’ve fallen into the trap of comparison many times. It’s imperative that you’re following accounts that inspire and uplift you; unfollowing the ones that don’t. You are in control of what you see on social media. Remember: you are worthy and more than enough✨
  • YALL. I just started back up my @hellofresh subscription, and IM SO EXCITED. I eat mostly vegetarian 🌱, and Hello Fresh’s veggie box helps me explore new vegetarian recipes; it’s so dang easy, and I’ve yet to be disappointed by one of their recipes.
    •
    The meal pictured is their Crispy Chickpea Tabbouleh Bowl with Creamy Feta Dressing. This Middle-Eastern inspired dish consists of a lemony bulgar salad with tomato, scallion whites, cucumber, and dill. It’s topped with crispy, harissa-spiced chickpeas, bell pepper, and a drizzle of creamy feta dressing. It’s served with lemon slices on the side, and finished off with a sprinkle of scallion greens. This bowl is one of their ‘Hall of Fame’ meals, and now I know why🤤
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    As I was scrolling through Instagram, I came across a post by @ditch__the__diet that I really resonated with. The post stated:
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    “Why do I have such a strong desire to lose weight?
    Why do I desperately want to make my body more palatable to a standard I don’t even agree with?
    Because I want love. I want to be seen. I want to be desired. I want to be accepted. I want to be celebrated. And my mind has believed for a long time that the way to get those things is by my body looking a specific way.
    I’ve also recently been discovering my desire to lose weight has come from deep insecurities about my identity and personality, my essence, my inner self- isn’t enough. That I need a tiny body to ‘make up’ for (what I perceive as) a boring personality. I think that if my body looks good enough, people will adore me automatically, even if my personality sucks.”
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    Thank you, Neva ( @ditch__the__diet ). Thank you for your vulnerability. Thank you for being an inspiration. Thank you for putting your deepest thoughts into words, and allowing me to comprehend that those words are things I haven’t been able to say myself; I hadn’t realized those words were thoughts of mine as well.
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    Over the years on social media, I’ve fallen into the trap of comparison many times. It’s imperative that you’re following accounts that inspire and uplift you; unfollowing the ones that don’t. You are in control of what you see on social media. Remember: you are worthy and more than enough✨

  •  9  2  20 minutes ago
  • BEN AND JERRY'S

@benandjerrys makes my orthorexia so anxious. When talking to my boyfriend this week he pointed out that I NEVER eat fun foods. I never eat foods just because they're delicious, or just to try something new, or just to bond with another person. And I realised he was totally, 200% right.

So I'm working towards changing that. I want to be a girlfriend that has yummy, post dinner snacks with her boyfriend, the friend that pops to a cafe and gets coffee and a cake and the English teacher who eats Easter eggs with her students every April. Here's to a future free from ED 👊

#healthateverysize #haes #anorexiarecover #anorexianervosarecovery #eatingdisorderrecovery #thefuckitdiet #intuitiveeating #orthorexiarecovery #recovery #positivity #anorexiafighter #eatingdisorderawareness #vegan #veganbenandjerrys #veganicecream #nofoodrules #antidiet #antidietculture #fuckdietculture #fuckdiets #fuckitdiet #thefuckitdiet
  • BEN AND JERRY'S

    @benandjerrys makes my orthorexia so anxious. When talking to my boyfriend this week he pointed out that I NEVER eat fun foods. I never eat foods just because they're delicious, or just to try something new, or just to bond with another person. And I realised he was totally, 200% right.

    So I'm working towards changing that. I want to be a girlfriend that has yummy, post dinner snacks with her boyfriend, the friend that pops to a cafe and gets coffee and a cake and the English teacher who eats Easter eggs with her students every April. Here's to a future free from ED 👊

    #healthateverysize #haes #anorexiarecover #anorexianervosarecovery #eatingdisorderrecovery #thefuckitdiet #intuitiveeating #orthorexiarecovery #recovery #positivity #anorexiafighter #eatingdisorderawareness #vegan #veganbenandjerrys #veganicecream #nofoodrules #antidiet #antidietculture #fuckdietculture #fuckdiets #fuckitdiet #thefuckitdiet

  •  4  0  21 minutes ago
  • Lately, life has looked very different for me. And it’s hard to reconcile.

It’s tempting to float away but I’m trying to stay grounded in every way I can.

Ice packs. Fidget toys. Watercolour painting. Journaling. Walks. FaceTiming family and friends.

I’m trying.
I’m trying.
I’m trying.

And for now, that’s more than enough.
  • Lately, life has looked very different for me. And it’s hard to reconcile.

    It’s tempting to float away but I’m trying to stay grounded in every way I can.

    Ice packs. Fidget toys. Watercolour painting. Journaling. Walks. FaceTiming family and friends.

    I’m trying.
    I’m trying.
    I’m trying.

    And for now, that’s more than enough.

  •  38  4  22 minutes ago
  • A new post over on my website…

Unpicking that eating disorder mindset that we all experience and is so powerful when we have a small lapse in eating or behaviours one day and it makes the next day an uphill struggle again to get back to where we were…

Of course the only safe answer to this is to do what we have to to stay safely in recovery and that is making sure each day is more than the day before and if a lapse does happen, being vigilant to it and getting back on top before it drags us back (as it will!). Check out the post on my website … link in my profile (@Recovering_Nomad)!
  • A new post over on my website…

    Unpicking that eating disorder mindset that we all experience and is so powerful when we have a small lapse in eating or behaviours one day and it makes the next day an uphill struggle again to get back to where we were…

    Of course the only safe answer to this is to do what we have to to stay safely in recovery and that is making sure each day is more than the day before and if a lapse does happen, being vigilant to it and getting back on top before it drags us back (as it will!). Check out the post on my website … link in my profile (@Recovering_Nomad)!

  •  14  1  26 minutes ago
  • Not really interesting caption today, just some stuffs I was thinking about.

So, the past weeks, I ate a lot more than my family . And the last days, I was constantly thinking about how much more I ate , which is kinda annoying.
But I keep eating. Not bc it feel good, just bc I have too.

In fact, my biggest motivation to recover is to show to my family that if I'm feeling that low, it's not bc of my ed but bc I have a depression disorder which caused my ed.
 And it really bother me when everything I do ,or every bad feeling I feel, is reported to my ed. It feels like if I wasn't me to them anymore, like if I was my ed; just an illness.

So yeah, I'm not sure that wanting to recover from my ed for showing to people that it's not this illness which is the danger, and for being able to choose how I die are the best motivation.
 I don't have the capacity to wanting to have a life, so why lying and saying that it's for that that I want to recover? I want to recover to show that I will still be ill, and for dying the way I want to.

But you now what ?
I don't think that there are bad or good motivations. A motivation is a motivation no matter what it is. If it works for giving you the want to recover, keep it. You don't have to lie, or to have the same motivation than others, bc you think that yours are too negative. 
No need to ne the best, just need to be what works for you.
And maybe my thought will change with time, it's also for that that I have to keep eating and keep staying alive.
 Bc I cannot know if things are gonna be better or not if I don't wait some years more.
I have to keep eating and waiting, to see what will happened. Bc I cannot know how things will be if I don't try.

Trying is the key, waiting is the key, eating is the key. Heal the way you need to heal, not the way other people heal.

Pic : snackplate, with food on it

#eatingdisorderrecovery #beatingana #edfighter #edrecovery #recoveringana #depressiondisorder #keepfighting #edwarrior #mentalhealthrecovery #mentalillnessawareness
  • Not really interesting caption today, just some stuffs I was thinking about.

    So, the past weeks, I ate a lot more than my family . And the last days, I was constantly thinking about how much more I ate , which is kinda annoying.
    But I keep eating. Not bc it feel good, just bc I have too.

    In fact, my biggest motivation to recover is to show to my family that if I'm feeling that low, it's not bc of my ed but bc I have a depression disorder which caused my ed.
    And it really bother me when everything I do ,or every bad feeling I feel, is reported to my ed. It feels like if I wasn't me to them anymore, like if I was my ed; just an illness.

    So yeah, I'm not sure that wanting to recover from my ed for showing to people that it's not this illness which is the danger, and for being able to choose how I die are the best motivation.
    I don't have the capacity to wanting to have a life, so why lying and saying that it's for that that I want to recover? I want to recover to show that I will still be ill, and for dying the way I want to.

    But you now what ?
    I don't think that there are bad or good motivations. A motivation is a motivation no matter what it is. If it works for giving you the want to recover, keep it. You don't have to lie, or to have the same motivation than others, bc you think that yours are too negative.
    No need to ne the best, just need to be what works for you.
    And maybe my thought will change with time, it's also for that that I have to keep eating and keep staying alive.
    Bc I cannot know if things are gonna be better or not if I don't wait some years more.
    I have to keep eating and waiting, to see what will happened. Bc I cannot know how things will be if I don't try.

    Trying is the key, waiting is the key, eating is the key. Heal the way you need to heal, not the way other people heal.

    Pic : snackplate, with food on it

    #eatingdisorderrecovery #beatingana #edfighter #edrecovery #recoveringana #depressiondisorder #keepfighting #edwarrior #mentalhealthrecovery #mentalillnessawareness

  •  9  0  27 minutes ago
  • *thank you Netgally and the author for the free review copy, all thoughts are completely my own*

TW: bulimia, body dysmorphia, binge eating, bullying, depression

This comic is much more than it seems. I didn't expect it to be so deep! A lot of topics are covered including bulimia, bullying, depression, binge eating and body dysmorphia.

The main heroine eats a candy bar that causes some bizarre flashbacks. A lot of the scenes are heartbreaking but everything was covered respectfully and tastefully. I would highly recommend this one. *it's a quick impactful read*

4.5 stars
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#mentalhealth #mentalillness #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealthrep #netgalley #eatingdisorderrecovery #bookreview #eatandbehappy #mentalhealthbookreview #mentalhealthbooks #savvyblogging #bossgirlbloggers #blogpostintheworks #bloggerstribe #netgalleyreads #arcs #bodypositiveblogger #bodypositivewarrior #bodyimagewarrior #mentalhealthblogger #mentalhealthadvocate
  • *thank you Netgally and the author for the free review copy, all thoughts are completely my own*

    TW: bulimia, body dysmorphia, binge eating, bullying, depression

    This comic is much more than it seems. I didn't expect it to be so deep! A lot of topics are covered including bulimia, bullying, depression, binge eating and body dysmorphia.

    The main heroine eats a candy bar that causes some bizarre flashbacks. A lot of the scenes are heartbreaking but everything was covered respectfully and tastefully. I would highly recommend this one. *it's a quick impactful read*

    4.5 stars
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    #mentalhealth #mentalillness #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealthrep #netgalley #eatingdisorderrecovery #bookreview #eatandbehappy #mentalhealthbookreview #mentalhealthbooks #savvyblogging #bossgirlbloggers #blogpostintheworks #bloggerstribe #netgalleyreads #arcs #bodypositiveblogger #bodypositivewarrior #bodyimagewarrior #mentalhealthblogger #mentalhealthadvocate

  •  5  0  27 minutes ago
  • Quarantine has been super hard to maintain healthy eating habits during... I have found that I have some scarcity concerns and have been eating out of character. Working on slowing down, focusing on the truth versus the fear and being more mindful. Be gentle with yourself and try not to beat yourself up. Hoping all my friends near and far are doing well. ğŸ’ž #fit #fitfam #fitgirl #fitness #beforeandafterweightloss #healthy #change #transform #weightloss #glutenfree #inspire #girlsthatlift #fitchick #wls #honoryouhunger #doitforyou #strong #gains #workout #wlsfam #teamlosing #paleo #iifym #prettygirlseat #athlete #teachersofinstagram #strongisbeautiful #eatingdisorderrecovery #vsg #teachersofinstagram
  • Quarantine has been super hard to maintain healthy eating habits during... I have found that I have some scarcity concerns and have been eating out of character. Working on slowing down, focusing on the truth versus the fear and being more mindful. Be gentle with yourself and try not to beat yourself up. Hoping all my friends near and far are doing well. ğŸ’ž #fit #fitfam #fitgirl #fitness #beforeandafterweightloss #healthy #change #transform #weightloss #glutenfree #inspire #girlsthatlift #fitchick #wls #honoryouhunger #doitforyou #strong #gains #workout #wlsfam #teamlosing #paleo #iifym #prettygirlseat #athlete #teachersofinstagram #strongisbeautiful #eatingdisorderrecovery #vsg #teachersofinstagram

  •  6  0  28 minutes ago
  • happy spring break angels!✨
not much of a break for me😆 I've worked all of this week until today, so I enjoyed sleeping in:)
today I've started researching for a big paper I have due in 2 weeks. super stresses abt that but how's worrying going to help?
this afternoon I had an amazing 40 minute workout and did some slow yoga afterwards. It feels so great to move my body because I want to and not bc I need to💙 I've been loving this spring weather!😍 it the perfect smoothie bowl weather too😉
this super thick smoothie bowl recipe will be up on my channel soon so be on the lookout! alright loves enjoy the rest of your thursday!
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#smoothiebowl #smoothie #vegan#vegansmoothiebowl #vegansmoothie #banana #anorexic #anorexia #anorexiafighter #anorexiawarrior #anorexianevosa #ed #eatingdisorder #eatingbrightwithbailey #eat #eatingdisorderrecovery #eatingdisorderwarrior #recipe #recovery #youtube #mentalhealth #covid_19 #coronavirus
  • happy spring break angels!✨
    not much of a break for me😆 I've worked all of this week until today, so I enjoyed sleeping in:)
    today I've started researching for a big paper I have due in 2 weeks. super stresses abt that but how's worrying going to help?
    this afternoon I had an amazing 40 minute workout and did some slow yoga afterwards. It feels so great to move my body because I want to and not bc I need to💙 I've been loving this spring weather!😍 it the perfect smoothie bowl weather too😉
    this super thick smoothie bowl recipe will be up on my channel soon so be on the lookout! alright loves enjoy the rest of your thursday!
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    #smoothiebowl #smoothie #vegan #vegansmoothiebowl #vegansmoothie #banana #anorexic #anorexia #anorexiafighter #anorexiawarrior #anorexianevosa #ed #eatingdisorder #eatingbrightwithbailey #eat #eatingdisorderrecovery #eatingdisorderwarrior #recipe #recovery #youtube #mentalhealth #covid_19 #coronavirus

  •  7  0  28 minutes ago
  • Do you know what’s hard? 
Reaching a healthy weight or no longer looking sick, but still having to fight the demons in your head.
No one see’s your pain anymore.
The hard days or weeks or months are more spread out.
But it’s still fuckin’ hard. 
No one realises how long it takes to ‘fix’ yourself mentally.
They don’t realise how vulnerable we can still be.
They don’t realise we still have things to work on mentally and physically; still having habits to break, foods and activities to challenge or triggers to overcome.
But we LOOK healthy.
In all of these pictures I’m the same ‘healthy weight’. first pic- today, second- around Christmas, third- sometime in between and I’m struggling in all of them but no one would ever know by just looking at the first ones because I look fine and I look healthy.
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I hate the fact there’s so much stigma around eating disorders, WEIGHT IS NOT EVERYTHING.
  • Do you know what’s hard?
    Reaching a healthy weight or no longer looking sick, but still having to fight the demons in your head.
    No one see’s your pain anymore.
    The hard days or weeks or months are more spread out.
    But it’s still fuckin’ hard.
    No one realises how long it takes to ‘fix’ yourself mentally.
    They don’t realise how vulnerable we can still be.
    They don’t realise we still have things to work on mentally and physically; still having habits to break, foods and activities to challenge or triggers to overcome.
    But we LOOK healthy.
    In all of these pictures I’m the same ‘healthy weight’. first pic- today, second- around Christmas, third- sometime in between and I’m struggling in all of them but no one would ever know by just looking at the first ones because I look fine and I look healthy.
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    I hate the fact there’s so much stigma around eating disorders, WEIGHT IS NOT EVERYTHING.

  •  43  4  30 minutes ago
  • To Healthcare providers: A Patient’s perspective on Eating Disorders in 7 points:
1. Be mindful when getting their body weight.
2. There is a good chance their weight is manipulated.
3. Move beyond the numbers.
4. Reassess your expectations.
5. Be direct when asking questions.
6. Be mindful when using pharmacological intervention.
7. Don’t assume it is about body image. .
Check out our blog to read a recovered patient’s perspective on what is helpful/not helpful in treating patients with eating disorders🍽🧠🥗🍔🍩🥒⚖️💊👙 #nowtelepsych #telepsych #telepsychiatry #mentalhealth #psychiatry #therapy #psychology #therapy #lcsw #mentalhealthawareness #hope #telehealth #lcsw #psych #eatingdisorderrecovery #eatinghealthy #eatingdisorderawareness #anorexianervosarecovery #bulimiarecovery #bingeeatingrecovery #bingeeating
  • To Healthcare providers: A Patient’s perspective on Eating Disorders in 7 points:
    1. Be mindful when getting their body weight.
    2. There is a good chance their weight is manipulated.
    3. Move beyond the numbers.
    4. Reassess your expectations.
    5. Be direct when asking questions.
    6. Be mindful when using pharmacological intervention.
    7. Don’t assume it is about body image. .
    Check out our blog to read a recovered patient’s perspective on what is helpful/not helpful in treating patients with eating disorders🍽🧠🥗🍔🍩🥒⚖️💊👙 #nowtelepsych #telepsych #telepsychiatry #mentalhealth #psychiatry #therapy #psychology #therapy #lcsw #mentalhealthawareness #hope #telehealth #lcsw #psych #eatingdisorderrecovery #eatinghealthy #eatingdisorderawareness #anorexianervosarecovery #bulimiarecovery #bingeeatingrecovery #bingeeating

  •  3  0  30 minutes ago

Top #eatingdisorderrecovery Posts

  • Tbt to the days I would cook egg whites on a nonstick pan with no butter 🤢😑😑 not only do eggs cooked in butter taste like heaven but the full egg (yolks included) offer so many benefits!!
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Fat soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K): all have different roles, benefits, and different proposed benefits as well ranging anywhere from supporting vision, serving as antioxidants, and helping with blood coagulation, to even being linked with lowered levels of anxiety and depression.
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B12 and folate: B12 is an important cofactor for endless processes in the human body. Having adequate amounts of B12 is crucial for preventing a certain type of anemia caused by lack of B12 which can lead to weakness and fatigue. B12 and folate both are important for DNA synthesis.
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Protein: yes the white is basically pure protein, but a good portion of the protein in an egg comes from the yolk.
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Lutein: a carotenoid with anti-inflammatory properties that is linked with improvement and even prevention of age-related macular degeneration.
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What not to worry about ❌: cholesterol. The cholesterol you ingest through your diet has very very little impact on blood cholesterol, since your body has systems in place to regulate cholesterol levels including synthesizing more when less is taken in and synthesizing less when more cholesterol is taken in. Which actually may explain why many ppl w AN have high levels of blood cholesterol (very little being taken in).
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If you like egg whites, cool! No hate. I love the egg white bites from Starbucks and a good greek egg white omelet once in a while. Just trying to clear up some of the fear surrounding whole eggs and remind people that there’s no point in pretending to like something you don’t or unnecessarily restricting yourself when ~variety~ is the spice of life!!
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*as always I am not yet a professional and nothing i say on this insta is meant to be taken as medical advice. The majority of my following consists of those with past/ present EDs and the purpose of my insta is to educate in order to help those people overcome ED associated fears.
  • Tbt to the days I would cook egg whites on a nonstick pan with no butter 🤢😑😑 not only do eggs cooked in butter taste like heaven but the full egg (yolks included) offer so many benefits!!
    •
    Fat soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K): all have different roles, benefits, and different proposed benefits as well ranging anywhere from supporting vision, serving as antioxidants, and helping with blood coagulation, to even being linked with lowered levels of anxiety and depression.
    •
    B12 and folate: B12 is an important cofactor for endless processes in the human body. Having adequate amounts of B12 is crucial for preventing a certain type of anemia caused by lack of B12 which can lead to weakness and fatigue. B12 and folate both are important for DNA synthesis.
    •
    Protein: yes the white is basically pure protein, but a good portion of the protein in an egg comes from the yolk.
    •
    Lutein: a carotenoid with anti-inflammatory properties that is linked with improvement and even prevention of age-related macular degeneration.
    •
    What not to worry about ❌: cholesterol. The cholesterol you ingest through your diet has very very little impact on blood cholesterol, since your body has systems in place to regulate cholesterol levels including synthesizing more when less is taken in and synthesizing less when more cholesterol is taken in. Which actually may explain why many ppl w AN have high levels of blood cholesterol (very little being taken in).
    •
    If you like egg whites, cool! No hate. I love the egg white bites from Starbucks and a good greek egg white omelet once in a while. Just trying to clear up some of the fear surrounding whole eggs and remind people that there’s no point in pretending to like something you don’t or unnecessarily restricting yourself when ~variety~ is the spice of life!!
    •
    *as always I am not yet a professional and nothing i say on this insta is meant to be taken as medical advice. The majority of my following consists of those with past/ present EDs and the purpose of my insta is to educate in order to help those people overcome ED associated fears.

  •  993  46  30 March, 2020
  • SIRL n MORK. (But yogurt not MORK). If you get this video reference then pls can we be best friends
  • SIRL n MORK. (But yogurt not MORK). If you get this video reference then pls can we be best friends

  •  567  14  4 hours ago
  • BREAKFAST ✨ Finns väl inget bättre än att gÃ¥ till affären och köpa nygräddat bröd?! 🥖
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Vill även säga till er som har dom där onda tankarna kring bröd. Bröd är inte farligt/dÃ¥ligt. Bröd är gott och grymt mättande, för hur gÃ¥tt är det inte att ha ett gott pÃ¥lägg pÃ¥? Jag älskar all slags bröd men främst grovt bröd för tycker det har mer smak o ger mer! Mer bröd Ã¥t folket 🥰 #breakfast #morning #bread #goodmorning #tuesday #inspo
  • BREAKFAST ✨ Finns väl inget bättre än att gÃ¥ till affären och köpa nygräddat bröd?! 🥖
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    Vill även säga till er som har dom där onda tankarna kring bröd. Bröd är inte farligt/dÃ¥ligt. Bröd är gott och grymt mättande, för hur gÃ¥tt är det inte att ha ett gott pÃ¥lägg pÃ¥? Jag älskar all slags bröd men främst grovt bröd för tycker det har mer smak o ger mer! Mer bröd Ã¥t folket 🥰 #breakfast #morning #bread #goodmorning #tuesday #inspo

  •  495  17  11 hours ago
  • I know that this time can feel like a nightmare for anyone struggling with food. Times of high stress can increase urges to restrict or engage in other ED behaviors. Many of you are alone and without normal support systems/ accountability. Gyms are closed.
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This is your reminder that restriction (or any other ED behavior) does not solve anything. All it does is make you more anxious than you were in the first place. It can feel like a temporary alleviation and channel to avoid negative feelings, but long term it will only make things worse.
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Your body needs nourishment at all times (i have tons of posts on this in my stop the fear, recovery, and nutrition fun highlights). Take care of yourself, sleep, eat, and move in a way that makes you happy (and it’s okay if this looks different than normal or looks like nothing at all sometimes!!!!)
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[ @mush strawberry overnight oats with @siggisdairy 2% vanilla yogurt, banana slices, and @publix nutella ]
  • I know that this time can feel like a nightmare for anyone struggling with food. Times of high stress can increase urges to restrict or engage in other ED behaviors. Many of you are alone and without normal support systems/ accountability. Gyms are closed.
    •
    This is your reminder that restriction (or any other ED behavior) does not solve anything. All it does is make you more anxious than you were in the first place. It can feel like a temporary alleviation and channel to avoid negative feelings, but long term it will only make things worse.
    •
    Your body needs nourishment at all times (i have tons of posts on this in my stop the fear, recovery, and nutrition fun highlights). Take care of yourself, sleep, eat, and move in a way that makes you happy (and it’s okay if this looks different than normal or looks like nothing at all sometimes!!!!)
    •
    [ @mush strawberry overnight oats with @siggisdairy 2% vanilla yogurt, banana slices, and @publix nutella ]

  •  1,372  26  26 March, 2020
  • Bulimia is a “perfect storm”.
And right now, the self isolation, closed gyms, loss of accountability through friendship and coaching...and the fact that running is truly my main form of exercise right now...have created that perfect storm for that eating disorder to crawl out of the shadows.
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ED protects itself. It helps me weave a web of lies to encapsulate it. To keep it from being threatened by concerned friends.
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Self isolation combined with this delicate framework of lies is the perfect way to conceal excess exercise. You go with one person (or alone) and you don’t advertise where you go and how far you go to “protect others from COVID-19”.
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If I didn’t log that ride on strava - it didn’t happen to the rest of the world, and I can just go do it AGAIN without (external) judgement.
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It’s really not that bad right now.
It’s actually not bad at all! ğŸŽŠ 
But it has the potential to be bad for ANYONE right now. It’s a terrifying world out there, and we are all handling it differently.
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Check on your people! Everyone has a different “perfect storm”. 💕
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@almabclimbing photo
#climbing #climb #girlswhoclimb #eatingdisorderrecovery #awareness #mentalhealth #slaydies #eatclimbrepeat #c_l_i_m_b #fitchicks #climbing_pictures_of_instagram #summer #fitness #getoutstayout #girlsontherun #wildher #dirtprincess #neature #tennessee #chattanooga
  • Bulimia is a “perfect storm”.
    And right now, the self isolation, closed gyms, loss of accountability through friendship and coaching...and the fact that running is truly my main form of exercise right now...have created that perfect storm for that eating disorder to crawl out of the shadows.
    —
    ED protects itself. It helps me weave a web of lies to encapsulate it. To keep it from being threatened by concerned friends.
    —
    Self isolation combined with this delicate framework of lies is the perfect way to conceal excess exercise. You go with one person (or alone) and you don’t advertise where you go and how far you go to “protect others from COVID-19”.
    —
    If I didn’t log that ride on strava - it didn’t happen to the rest of the world, and I can just go do it AGAIN without (external) judgement.
    —
    It’s really not that bad right now.
    It’s actually not bad at all! ğŸŽŠ
    But it has the potential to be bad for ANYONE right now. It’s a terrifying world out there, and we are all handling it differently.
    —
    Check on your people! Everyone has a different “perfect storm”. 💕
    —
    @almabclimbing photo
    #climbing #climb #girlswhoclimb #eatingdisorderrecovery #awareness #mentalhealth #slaydies #eatclimbrepeat #c_l_i_m_b #fitchicks #climbing_pictures_of_instagram #summer #fitness #getoutstayout #girlsontherun #wildher #dirtprincess #neature #tennessee #chattanooga

  •  195  6  1 April, 2020
  • I dropped out of the University of Illinois to go into an eating disorders unit at Highland Park hospital 🏥 where my 92 pound self battled Ed. Oh “Ed?” ...Ed was my eating disorder. I was so underweight that my concave tummy, bony back, and face were covered in lanugo. Lanugo is the fine hair that premature babies are born with to help keep them warm. I was basically a hairy skeleton with lifeless eyes.
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After 5 months of treatment I had gained enough weight to menstruate again and became pregnant 🤰🏻 with my 1st son. I didn’t know how to hold babies and was terrified of their soft spots and overall fragility. I didn’t even know how to take care of myself. I was petrified. But this was part of Gods plan for my life and -but for my son - my life would have continued down a dark path. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Today I’m proudly 50 pounds heavier and have a pretty healthy body image, meaning I work at LOVING my body and saying nice things or nothing at all about it.
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I tell you the story about kicking Ed’s ass because I know there are many out there struggling right NOW because being home (COVID-19) and out of routine can be a big trigger. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
My 6 tips:
❕Sleep sleep sleep.
❕10 minutes of personal development per day (podcast or book).
❕Plan your virtual workout the day before and tell your friends.
❕Stay SOCIAL online.
❕Start every meal with water. Cute water bottles help.
❕Don’t worry (worry makes everything worse) about your weight. Rather eat to FEEL GOOD, not emotionally but to feel good physically.
  • I dropped out of the University of Illinois to go into an eating disorders unit at Highland Park hospital 🏥 where my 92 pound self battled Ed. Oh “Ed?” ...Ed was my eating disorder. I was so underweight that my concave tummy, bony back, and face were covered in lanugo. Lanugo is the fine hair that premature babies are born with to help keep them warm. I was basically a hairy skeleton with lifeless eyes.
    ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
    After 5 months of treatment I had gained enough weight to menstruate again and became pregnant 🤰🏻 with my 1st son. I didn’t know how to hold babies and was terrified of their soft spots and overall fragility. I didn’t even know how to take care of myself. I was petrified. But this was part of Gods plan for my life and -but for my son - my life would have continued down a dark path. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
    Today I’m proudly 50 pounds heavier and have a pretty healthy body image, meaning I work at LOVING my body and saying nice things or nothing at all about it.
    ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
    I tell you the story about kicking Ed’s ass because I know there are many out there struggling right NOW because being home (COVID-19) and out of routine can be a big trigger. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
    My 6 tips:
    ❕Sleep sleep sleep.
    ❕10 minutes of personal development per day (podcast or book).
    ❕Plan your virtual workout the day before and tell your friends.
    ❕Stay SOCIAL online.
    ❕Start every meal with water. Cute water bottles help.
    ❕Don’t worry (worry makes everything worse) about your weight. Rather eat to FEEL GOOD, not emotionally but to feel good physically.

  •  492  105  27 March, 2020