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By choosing recovery, you will give to yourself the best chance to find your real happiness.

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Like bees and every other living organism, I know deep down that I deserve to eat too, I deserve to care for myself.

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Abi's skydive was postponed 5 times due to the pandemic, but it was certainly worth the wait!

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Recovery is wonderfully messy; making mistakes is all part of the process... Each stand you take against your eating disorder is another huge step toward recovery.

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Bulimia is a hidden illness. On the outside, it looks like you're fine, when inside you still feel the ache in the throat, the discomfort in your stomach and general body, the guilt and the shame.

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Recovery: Noun, A return to normal health. That is what the Oxford dictionary defines the word as. But what is a return to normal health? What is recovery?

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An eating disorder is never easy. Recovering from an eating disorder is never easy either, but don’t ever let it get you down. You’re not weak, so don’t let your eating disorder tell you differently.

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Sometimes it has felt like no progress is being made, and in the dark times we all feel things will never get better. But looking back over those ten years, I can see Ellen has made some remarkable achievements.

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I don't know the exact date I recovered from my eating disorder, or that I can so completely close the door and give myself the title 'recovered'.

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We all have this idea of what recovery is, ranging from decreased anxiety around food, being able to eat whatever you like...

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17 April 2017

What is recovery?

I've never doubted that recovering from an eating disorder is not easy and would require so much strength and determination.

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