1. Where are you in your recovery right now? What are some goals you are working on to help you to move forward in your recovery?
am pushing away from a recent relapse. It's been nearly six months of
stability and consistency. My weight (a number which I still avoid, and
do not know) has been stable and my intake has been relatively stable
as well. I took a nose dive in the intake department a few weeks ago,
as my life caught up with me. Stress from changes at work, combined
with the winter doldrums and some unwelcome flashbacks nearly led me
back into EDs arms.
My biggest goal is
to learn how to eat healthy and balanced meals. Currently I tend to
lean heavily toward grains, and shy away from proteins. With my
allergies, it is not an easy task, but my dietitian has been really
helpful in showing me how to build balanced meals. I'm slowly, slowly
Additionally, I'm working very hard with
my therapist to stop the self-hate. Talk about a daunting task! It is
torture being in my head, and with her help, hopefully the self-hate
will get shipped elsewhere.