Category Archives: Recovery

Love yourself first and everything falls into line

Written by: Kate Barton Image Credit: Love Yourself! by Angela Mary Butler I’ve been back at uni for a month, after having to take a year out involving 6 months of inpatient treatment and travelling along recovery road, more so than I ever dreamed possible. I’m finding myself looking around at this little city, Bangor,…

Beliefs of a Perfect Recovery: Why Having Them is Hurting You

Image Credit: Let Go by Hi It’s Poorva Written by: Tayla Anne I had anorexia and throughout my whole recovery I had never really understood just what the word actually meant. Recovery. How do you know when you’ve gotten there? For me, it’s not so much about “getting” somewhere, but rather it’s more about continually learning…

Vlog: A Check in & Recovery Warrior Request

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Your Eating Disorder Doesn’t Define You

Image Credit: Recovery Quotes via We Heart It Written by: Ashley Marquess People warned me the first year out of treatment would be hard. But I wasn’t prepared for this. Everyday I have an inner battle to whether or not to act on behaviors. The loud voice of my disorder saying “yes! Do it! You’ll…

Guest Post: Safety in Numbers

Written by: McCall Rewind the clock two years ago and you would find me slumped over the toilet banishing every particle of food from my body. You would find me broken and shattered. You would find me in my closet curled up crying in disbelief to what my life had come to. You would find…

Maybe you’re just hungry

When you have a headache… When you have no energy… When you’re absolutely exhausted and sleepy… When your mind feels loopy and hyperactive… Ever stop and think, that maybe you’re just hungry? Maybe you just need a nap. Maybe your body is trying to tell you something. Think about it. When your body feels off-kilter,…

Top 10 ViR Posts from 2011

I wanted to thank all of you recovery warriors for being such a wonderful community, supportive of ViR and fellow recovery warriors. I am grateful to watch each of you fight, learn, grow, and share your journey. As I share these top 10 posts of 2011, please feel free to let me know what topics…

10 Lessons Learned in Recovery

By: Devyn Kerr My eating disorder took a lot away from me. It took away my friends and family, my desire to live, my dreams and hopes for the future and even started to take away myself physically and mentally. It consumed me in any way imaginable. When I finally hit bottom I learned that…

Honesty, Being Accountable and Why Your Life Matters

The biggest lesson and tool I have learned in recovery is HONESTY. Being honest about everything leads to being accountable for your actions. Being honest allows you to be able to pursue an authentic life. Being honest allows you to be exactly where you are in this moment right now. I know in recovery it…

I binged and it’s ok

“Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway.” – Mother Theresa Yes. I binged. A small one. I was having a craptastik night, couldn’t sleep, was tossing and turning and swearing my legs had restless legs syndrome. And you know what? I didn’t want to share that with people because I feared…

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