What’s crucial when using a food journal is that you get support for dealing with what you discover. You don’t have to do this alone!
As eating crosses the line from casual overeating to an eating disorder, it’s not that you won’t stop; it’s that you can’t stop.
In a series of posts, we’re exploring the metaphor of the house as the home of your recovery. We’ll go room-by-room to some of the key places that can influence and enhance your healing from an eating disorder. For those who struggle with food, the kitchen is a room that can have a strong emotional […]
Recovery includes discomfort. Accept that. If it were that easy, no one would be in treatment or therapy for addiction, they would simply decide to recover and make it happen. Along with the willingness to seek help, must come the ability to tolerate and endure discomfort and change. When you’re in recovery from an eating […]
Have you ever noticed yourself gravitating towards certain people because it just feels good to be with them? According to C. Jesse Carlock, Ph.D., editor and author of Enhancing Self-Esteem, these are our “bridge people” – those who nurture us and boost our self-esteem. They’re the bridge between the potentially harmful feedback we may have […]
Whether you’re feeling stuck, or raring to go with new plans for the new year, it’s important to build a solid foundation and not skip any of the steps of the change process.
Through the White Picket Fence Foundation, we hold a monthly support group for family and friends of people with eating and weight disorders. It is an all-ages group, and we have had teens and college-aged students attend for their siblings, classmates and friends. There is no charge to attend, as the program is funded though […]