Go instead where there is no path, and leave a trail. All have battled eating disorders and are doing well in their recovery.
Sharing not only supports others, but it helps to recognize the strength in yourself and to claim it publicly. For many people, the struggles of living with BED began before the diagnosis was ever made; while the fear and doubt and shame dictated the relationship between body and self.
For others, the diagnosis was the first struggle, realizing there was something to challenge yet understanding how difficult that challenge often is. The following stories are filled with tears and triumph; heartbreak and humor.
They come from all types of people with diverse backgrounds and means of surviving. Through these stories, please enjoy getting to better know the members of your BEDA Community, and possibly finding new ways or new paths to do your work along the way. If you would like to contribute your story, please email chevese.
After years of silent shame, I now understand the purpose the disorder served.
With this knowledge, I am able to be a whole person and map my future without living under the shadow of a never-ending preoccupation with food anymore. Her Personal Story My eating disorder followed me through many phases, many sizes, and many shame filled years.
I had no idea, until it hit me like a freight train.Liza beth: Her Personal Story. My eating disorder followed me through many phases, many sizes, and many shame filled years.
In hindsight I know that I’ve been either battling or hiding behind my disorder for decades, but because my behaviors included a love of food and eating, I had no idea that I had an ED.
She started her own publishing company, Metafly Books, LLC, and published her first book, In ED’s Path, her story of recovering from a midlife eating disorder. Today, Denise spends her days in a healthy balance of work, family, friends and me time.
When I was a child, teen and young adult a series of traumatic events, hurtful words, and a dysfunctional environment led me to develop this coping mechanism called an eating disorder.
My eating disorder spanned over twenty years of my life bouncing back and forth between anorexia, bulimia, and . Recovery from an eating disorder requires a lot of courage; and for best results, to maintain recovery, it requires openness and acceptance in a village of people who understand and who care.
We hear a lot of stories about people who are suffering, anorexia in particular. Unfortunately, I found little to no information on BED, even though it is the most common eating disorder, affecting % of women, 2% of men, and up to % of adolescents in the United States.
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