Post a photo of something that inspires me in recovery and explain (10 Days of Recovery)

I’ve got more than a few things that inspire me in recovery. But I think it’s two-fold mainly. One I want to enjoy food and have a healthy relationship with food. I want to not feel the need to control food and I don’t want to feel out of control around food. I want to …

Describe my life before recovery (10 Days of Recovery)

I guess I could talk about how my life was a confused mess before recovery but that makes it sound like since recovery my life has been a perfectly ordered mess. It hasn’t. Things have not magically become perfect since being in recovery. That’s not how recovery works. What does happen is your approach to …

What is My Biggest Challenge in Recovery? (10 Days of Recovery)

Easily I’d say my biggest challenge in recovery is the ability to leave weight out of the picture. For me, I can relate just about anything back to weight and I do it too. Constantly. And it’s a detriment. It doesn’t let me truly give myself up to recovery as it needs to be because …

What Does Recovery Mean to Me? (10 Days of Recovery)

This is an interesting because at different points in recovery, the look of recovery has been different. There was a time (the beginning) when I thought recovery meant weight loss. I thought it meant no more bingeing, only eating healthy foods, no fast food, and a lot of weight gone. This was probably the most …