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Quote on eating disorders: And i said to my body. softly. 'I want to be your friend.' It took a long breath. And replied 'I have been waiting my whole life for this.' -Nayyirah Waheed. www.HealthyPlace.com

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This is flawless. I can’t even remember where I read this first, but it’s perfect. That’s what recovery is aiming towards. Flexibility. We can become so rigid, so overcome with our EDs that we forget what it is, to be flexible and relaxed around food and our bodies.

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Quote on eating disorders: Losing weight is not your life's work, and counting calories is not the call of your soul you surely are destined for something much greater. www.HealthyPlace.com

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from Emily Fonnesbeck, RD

Setting Healthy Boundaries in Eating Disorder Recovery

Setting Healthy Boundaries in Eating Disorder Recovery — Emily Fonnesbeck, RD It seems that in terms of health and fitness, a common belief is that strength and self-improvement comes from eating a certain way, sticking to a diet or pushing through the pain in exercise. I don’t believe it. I feel that true strength and self-improvement comes from being true to yourself and respecting yourself enough to avoid the demoralizing world of weight, body shape and diet obsession.

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Relapse does not erase your Successes of Recovery. This is so hard for me to comprehend and understand because every time in relapse I feel like I've failed.

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"It never gets easy, but instead, simpler. And your answer gets louder. So you choose it every day until it is no longer a choice." #ed #recovery

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Quote on eating disorders: She began to measure herself in contentment and laughter rather than inches and pounds. www.HealthyPlace.com

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What Recovery Is... & should be...

What Recovery Is... & should be...

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Yes..but it doesn't feel like it right now

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For theses struggling with eating disorders: You always have permission to eat.

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