Recovery blog

Our team regularly posts blogs on all aspects of bulimia, sharing our particular insights and inspiring recovery.


In this article we look at the importance of uncovering the real emotions behind fat feelings and explore 5 powerful steps to take the next time they strike. 





Many people recovering from eating disorders find the idea of boundary setting terrifying, which is no surprise really.

After all, setting boundaries is all about valuing yourself as a person, putting your own needs first and avoiding being pressured into situations by others; three things that can be almost alien concepts when you’re still in the grip of bulimia. 

So how do you learn to start setting healthy boundaries in recovery?

1. Think about the holiday boundaries you'd like to set  

Boundaries involve deciding what you will and won’t do; they are about where you draw a line between what is appropriate and what is not. In regards to recovery, boundaries help you to set limits on what is recovery-friendly and what is not. So think about the boundaries that may help you to stay recovery focused over the holidays, perhaps asking a family member to not discuss weight or diets at the dinner table? What about making the decision to avoid participating in toxic conversations no matter what?

2. Visualize yourself enforcing your boundaries ahead of time





If you're finding it hard to imagine how you'll stick to your structured eating plan this Chrsitmas then this article is for you! These tips will help you to adapt your structured eating plan to accomodate the festive season, making it much easier to avoid episodes of relapse. 





In this article we take a look at why sleep is so important for bulimia recovery and explore the 6 simple strategies you can implement right now if you’re not getting enough.





The holiday season is almost upon us, and with Thanksgiving just around the corner it’s important to prepare for any potential challenges along the way. Learn how to navigate those food minefields and diet obsessed relatives with my simple 5 step plan to surviving the holiday season. 





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