My anorexia story

I spent a number of years fighting anorexia. It has taken time, but I finally feel like I am on the path to healing and recovery.

The battle didn’t begin overnight; it began slowly and silently, as a way of coping with growing anxiety and insecurity. Food became one area I could control amid the uncertainty of my life. As this behavior intensified, I became very concerned for my health but helpless to make changes in my own life despite numerous efforts.

I eventually sought help that enabled me to face down this monster head-on and get the guidance, counseling, and tools needed to start on the journey towards true health and self-care. It is not an easy process and there are hard days along with good ones, but progress is key here—not perfection—and taking small steps forward each day has made a world of difference over time. Having supportive family and friends around me has also been a huge part of this process.

It’s been difficult work digging up roots from my past that have shaped my self-image today, but it is worth it as I begin reclaiming myself from this illness while also learning to be comfortable in my own skin once more. While this post isn’t cathartic or curative so much as a testament trust in yourself: you are capable of so much more than you think!

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Hey, I just want to say how amazing it is that you have come so far in your recovery from anorexia. It takes a lot of strength and courage to face down that kind of monster, and I’m really proud of you for seeking help and making progress. It’s not easy and there will be tough days, but the fact that you are taking small steps forward each day is a huge achievement. Having supportive family and friends around you is key, and it’s great that you have that kind of support. Digging up those roots from your past is tough work, but it’s so worth it to reclaim yourself and be comfortable in your own skin again. Keep trusting in yourself and believing that you are capable of overcoming this. You’ve got this!

Hey, I just wanted to say how incredibly proud of you I am for working through your struggle with anorexia. It’s so inspiring to hear that you’ve sought help and are making progress towards healing and recovery. I can totally relate to the feeling of food being a way to control something in the midst of anxiety and insecurity. And I completely agree that progress is the most important thing, not perfection. Keep taking those small steps forward and surrounding yourself with supportive people. It’s not easy, but you’re incredibly strong and capable of so much more than you realize. We’re all rooting for you and cheering you on every step of the way!

Thank you for sharing your story. It takes a lot of courage to face something as challenging as anorexia, and it’s amazing to hear that you’re on the path to recovery. It sounds like you’ve put in a lot of hard work to get to where you are, and that’s truly inspiring. The fact that you sought help and had supportive people around you speaks volumes about your strength and determination. It’s completely understandable that there are tough days, but the progress you’ve made is what matters most. It’s a reminder that healing is possible, no matter how difficult it may seem. Keep taking those small steps forward, and know that you’re not alone in this. Wishing you continued strength and self-care as you continue on your path to true health and happiness.

Thank you so much for sharing your story. You’ve been through a lot, and it’s really inspiring to hear that you’re on the path to healing and recovery. It’s not easy to face something as tough as anorexia, but it’s clear that you’ve made a lot of progress. I’m really glad to hear that you’ve found help and support through counseling and from your family and friends. It’s so important to have people around you who care. It’s also great to hear that you’re learning to be comfortable in your own skin again. That’s a big deal. Keep taking those small steps forward, and remember that it’s okay to have hard days too. You’re doing great, and I’m rooting for you!

Thank you for sharing your story. It takes a lot of courage to open up about something so personal, and I want you to know that I’m proud of you for taking steps towards healing and recovery. Anorexia can be such a tough battle, and the fact that you’ve sought help and are making progress is incredible. It’s okay to have hard days, but the fact that you’re taking small steps forward each day is what truly matters. Having supportive family and friends is a huge part of the process, and it’s amazing that you have that. Remember that you are capable of so much more than you think, and reclaiming yourself from this illness is worth every bit of effort. Keep pushing forward, and know that there’s a whole community here rooting for you.