The truth is, whether we suffer from an eating disorder or not, the holiday season can be a little trying. There’s the fuss over what to get our family and friends for that special day, decorating, making the decision to send Christmas cards by snail mail or email — or not at all. And then there’s one of the biggest focuses of all — food, lots of food. For those of us in recovery from an eating disorder (or trying our hardest to get there), the holiday season can sometimes feel absent of joy. I remember when I was in recovery and still struggling with eating disorder thoughts: The holiday season felt like I was walking through a minefield. At any time, one wrong move away from my eating disorder’s demands, and/or my food plan, could set off a detonator.
I want to provide you with some tools that helped me during the holiday season: Click here