Nina’s Recovery

  My Healthy Tipping Point Story – Beating an Eating Disorder I was always an active and athletic child – heavily involved in sports at school, dancing on the weekends and competing at a national level in rhythmic gymnastics. Food and weight had never been an issue. My weight always stayed within a healthy range, [...]

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Becky’s Recovery

  I have been struggling with my eating disorder for over 8 years now. I grew up a happy and healthy child. From the time that I started school, I knew that I wanted to be a teacher. I loved life, loved school, and loved my friends. No one could have seen what was coming… [...]

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Megan’s Recovery

  I remember thinking people with eating disorders must be weak to do that to themselves. I was too intelligent to starve myself or lose control over what I ate. Four years and countless binges and therapy sessions later I have a slightly different perspective. I definitely fall under the category of perfectionist, to the [...]

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Joy’s Recovery

  I had had eating issues in one form or another from age 10-ish to 23, so about 13 years in all. I pretty much fit every stereotype of the ‘typical’ anorectic: high achiever in school, dad that barely spoke, mom that was the personification of Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde, I was always a people-pleaser, etc. [...]

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Recovery Stories (read me)

Eating disorder comes in many forms, and so do the experiences of suffers and recoveries. Here, we post stories of recoverers that were contributed to us to share the knowledge, experience, and hope for recovery. Click here to see the list of contributed recovery stories.   Share Your Story Guidelines For Recovery Story Submissions: If [...]

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