Eating disorder recovery is tough, and for many, it can feel like an unpredictable battle. However, the role of the non-negotiables in recovery can support consistency in this process. Beth, Orri’s Eating Disorder Dietitian, explores more in this blog.
How are you, and how are you feeling? These questions can receive the most dishonest answers. Hands up if your automatic response is, “fine.” This blog is for those of you that struggle to be honest.
Last Saturday, Orri walked alongside the eating disorder community to call for action and change in the treatment of eating disorders in the UK. We marched to support the Dump the Scales campaign, headed and organised by prominent mental health campaigner, Hope Virgo.
Your heart is beating fast. Your body temperature has risen. An overwhelming fear consumes you… Panic attacks are very frightening and stressful experiences.
Feelings, such as shame and guilt, can be deeply rooted in an eating disorder, which can be powerful barriers to recovery. It’s essential to understand how they impact your journey towards healing. If this resonates with where your head is at today, these gentle reminders may be what you need to hear.
What better motivation is there to turn a new leaf in eating disorder recovery than in springtime? You might want to ask yourself: what am I holding onto, right now? What’s growing within me?