Friday, September 30, 2016

Eating Disorder Recovery, Going Backwards Before We Go Forward

October 2, 2013 by  
Filed under Body Image, Eating Disorders, Self-Care

  Stepping back is not failure. Eating Disorder Recovery is NOT linear. Many parents of kids with eating disorders share that their child in recovery was making such great progress when suddenly things start to move backwards.First, eating disorder recovery is not linear. Oh how we wish it were. But it is part of the […]

What the Heck is Gender Inclusivity?

A December 2012 search on Amazon.com for “eating disorders” revealed the following: out of thirty books, only five were authored or co-authored by men. Take away the more academic writings such as clinical handbooks or guides tailored to professionals and only include books written for a general consumer audience (such as parental guides, self-help books, […]

Mood Swings and Eating Disorders

  Why am I so moody? “Everyone in my family says I’m too moody.”   I hear this all the time from many of my clients with eating disorders.  Mood swings are completely normal for everyone but excessive dieting can increase moodiness in all of us. Fact #1: Guess what?  Restrictive dieting makes us moody […]

Wasteful worry

Updated and graciously re-posted from Gurze Publications:   Occasionally I receive emails from a physician, whom I’ll call “Sue,” giving me an update on her life.  She and I have never met—we live in different states—ours is an email relationship.  She suffers with bulimia but no one in her life knows:  not her family, friends […]

BODY EMPOWERMENT – “Causes of My ED”

As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “Causes of My ED (Body Empowerment 32)” originally posted January 28, 2011, on YouTube.com by Caroline Rothstein. Check it out! About BODY EMPOWERMENT: Founded in 2008, “Body Empowerment” is hosted and produced by NYC-based writer, performer, and eating disorder recovery advocate Caroline Rothstein. In […]

Great Discovery When you Stop People Pleasing

In eating disorder recovery you discover your authentic beliefs and values.  This quote then becomes more relevant as you make your way to healing and health. When people pleasing gets you down you are ready to drop an eating disorder symptom you may have lived with your entire life. You discover, perhaps while looking over […]

My Journey Home

As my introductory post for WATRD, I thought I’d share a little about myself and what brings me to this point in life, so that going forward those reading my words might have a better idea of what influences the perspectives I share. I am a thirty-something year old woman who two years ago left […]

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