Start of recovery

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Emily753113
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Start of recovery

Struggling to accept relapses are ok in recovery. You think your doing so well and your getting somewhere and couldn't imagine doing it again,or hoping this is the case until boom your there having a binge.
You tell yourself you want to do this....xx

Emily x

Angel333
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Progress not perfection

Progress not perfection darling x

'We are each of us angels with only one wing, so we can only fly by embracing each other'

anna31
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Hi Emily, I'm just 3 days in

Hi Emily,
I'm just 3 days in and I have already had one binge....I feel so let down and I keep doubting that I can do this. I have always been very black and white, I either binge or restrict. The gray area in between is very scary. I always feel like its all or nothing and any relapse is a failure and I'm back to square one. The hardest part for me by far is to accept a relapse and get right back on track. Usually I think that I have blown it and might as well keep bingeing.
Sorry, don't mean to vent but just wanted to share with you that I understand.
Xx

Anna

Angel333
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You are never back at day

You are never back at day one. As the more you keep getting back on track and not letting Bulimia win, the more stronger you are becoming. And by taking action you are winning. SO just keep picking yourself up time and time again. 99 fails and you never know the 100th time might be the time something inside clicks. Either way fight it to the end. You can do it. One meal and snack at a time, one day at a time, one week at a time. Any slips, keep going back to SE and inspiring yourself through blogs, posts, books etc.

'We are each of us angels with only one wing, so we can only fly by embracing each other'

freakyblonde88
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It's so important to realise

It's so important to realise that recovery is mental as much as physical. The more to work at recovery and SE etc, slowly our thought patterns being to change. Even though we have relapses, and we will have em. the way we think or feel about them changes, the way we analyze what we can learn from them changes, and we are able to get up from them a tiny bit stronger and more self-aware than before.

Yeah relapses totally suck, you feel terrible, but remember every step is one step closer to discovering our key to full recovery. So hang in there.

*Hugs*

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