Love your Body


Healthy Habits for Individuals in Recovery Guest Post by Molly Anderson Substance addiction has many treatments, but no matter how you choose to find a sober path, it’s important to remember that finding healthy habits — and creating healthy routines in order to maintain them — is also an imperative part of recovery.   Living sober is a lifelong commitment, and in many cases, it’s a lifelong job that you must work hard at...

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But What If I’m Bad? By Z Zoccolante   Deep down we all have a sense of inadequacy. We all wonder if we’re enough. We all have days where we get low.   For some of us, our childhoods have role modeled a life that isn’t what we want for our future. For some of us, we have grown to believe that we are bad.   This belief that we are bad might not lie on the surface, like the ripples on a lake. Instead, it might be like the...

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What if I Don’t Trust Myself? By Z Zoccolante   The night before I checked into the eating disorder treatment hospital, I wrote in my journal,   I don’t think I can get better . . . but I’m hoping I can prove myself wrong.   I’m a smart girl, but up until that point I’d tried for years to stop binging and purging, to stop restricting what I ate, to stop hating my body in the mirror. But daily I failed.   After...

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Hi Friends, I’m ecstatic to let you know that this month on January 23rd, my latest project will be launching. It’s a podcast called Throwing Up Rainbows and it’s about addictions and destructive behavior. Season 1 invites you into the secret world of eating disorders. I’m going to let you into my personal world of darkness and light, by sharing compelling, personal tales of my eating disordered past. In case...

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Guest Post: Addiction Survivors Find Their Way Back to Sobriety Photo by Milada Vigerova on Unsplash   “I truly believe that anyone who can go from the depths of addiction to being able to maintain a life of recovery is a miracle.” – Jami,Recovery Survivor   Living a life beholden to substance abuse is a dismal existence. Whether it’s drugs or alcohol, having your life hijacked by addiction will turn you inside out....

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Mirror Mirror on the Wall By Z Zoccolante   Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all. If you’ve had an eating disorder you’ve asked yourself a thousand different versions of that question while standing in front of your mirror daily.   What I’ve found that’s common with addiction is that we don’t stand in front of the mirror and tell ourselves how wonderful we are. Instead, we seek out a mirror and berate...

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