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Setting Healthy Boundaries in Eating Disorder Recovery

Setting Healthy Boundaries in Eating Disorder Recovery — Emily Fonnesbeck, RD It seems that in terms of health and fitness, a common belief is that strength and self-improvement comes from eating a certain way, sticking to a diet or pushing through the pain in exercise. I don’t believe it. I feel that true strength and self-improvement comes from being true to yourself and respecting yourself enough to avoid the demoralizing world of weight, body shape and diet obsession.

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Quote on eating disorders: Losing weight is not your life's work, and counting calories is not the call of your soul you surely are destined for something much greater. www.HealthyPlace.com

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I remember during the roughest time in my disorder last year, I went to the beach. I walked inside of a ice cream shop and asked what they had that was sugar free. The boy looked at me and said, "But sugar is the good part." And smiled, probably unaware of how deeply involved I was in my disorder. I ended up getting a kids cup of sorbet and felt guilty for it. Something in me though changed that day, hearing a voice so carefree, so... Normal regarding food. I'll never forget that.

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Quote on eating disorders: And i said to my body. softly. 'I want to be your friend.' It took a long breath. And replied 'I have been waiting my whole life for this.' -Nayyirah Waheed. www.HealthyPlace.com

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