Posts tagged recovery story
Eating Disorder Rules Are Meant to Be Broken

Guest contributor Morganne Skinner shares how her innocent drive to be a great athlete turned into years of living with anorexia, bulimia, and orthorexia. With the support of her husband and her resolve for happiness and freedom, Morganne shares how she is working hard every day to break eating disorder rules and find enjoyment in her life.

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Breathe In, Begin. Breathe Out, Again.

“I continued to move my body in this new, strange way. I felt parts of me engage, physically and emotionally, that I had never engaged before. I started to breathe more in this new way; a way that seemed to soothe my heightened senses and provide moments of peace and silence in my over-stimulated mind.” Read guest contributor Allyson Pesta’s powerfully honest story of eating disorder recovery and how yoga, despite her initial reluctance, taught her she is enough.

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My Journey Overcoming an Eating Disorder and Addiction

“I always felt that if I looked perfect on the outside, no one would know what a mess I was on the inside.” Guest contributor Crystal Hampton shares her story of overcoming an eating disorder and addiction and offers others hope to keep going on their personal journeys. Read more about Crystal’s story and what has helped her maintain recovery.

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If It Hadn't Been For Them: A Story of Eating Disorder Recovery

Guest contributor Samantha Brior shares how a weight loss goal inspired by “The Biggest Loser” quickly turned into a life-threatening eating disorder. Her story is one of great hope, as she reminds others through her words and example that recovery—no matter how hard and scary at times—is possible.

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