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Raising Awareness Of True Freedom From Disordered Eating

๐Ÿ›‘ Being at a "healthy weight" does not mean you have no right to reach out for help to heal your relationship with food and your body. โฃ

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๐Ÿ›‘ Being able to eat your fear food does not discount your need for support to grow into your new identity when you still feel sh*t AF.โฃ

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๐Ÿ›‘ Being at a refeed phase where you are restoring your weight does not mean you are fully done with recovery.โฃ

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I am saying this from a place of compassion, where I have been through it all before too.โฃ

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๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ Physically, I looked like "I didn't need anymore help" when I first stepped into the discombobulated world of recovery. โฃ

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Inside I was always beating myself up. โฃ

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I hated how I looked. โฃ

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I was secretly restricting food intake and then punishing myself with more exercise when I felt like I had eaten "too much" or some "nono food".โฃ

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It was doubly harder to admit at that time that I had an eating disorder because outward appearance said otherwise. ๐Ÿ˜…โฃ

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I felt even more sh*t. I felt like I had completely let go of a physical appearance that I had previously found comforting, for an ugly me that was doing my head in.โฃ

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I kept running away. โฃ