The Numbers Game and Why We Need to be Freed

Eating disorders tend to come with an increasingly uncontrollable obsession with numbers. The obvious one is the number on the scales – the daily moment when the slightest increase or decrease sets the course for an entire day, not only for eating, but for everything else happening that day too. For some people, the torment … Continue reading “The Numbers Game and Why We Need to be Freed”

The Dictionary for Eating Disorder Recovery: Translating Dodgy Food Messages

Sometimes I think I should carry ear plugs with me and put them in whenever I hear a food-related conversation about to turn dodgy. By dodgy, I mean when the chat turns to fad diets, virtue signalling (ie using food choices to show how ‘good’ or disciplined you are), or its opposite – the loud … Continue reading “The Dictionary for Eating Disorder Recovery: Translating Dodgy Food Messages”