Tag Archives: Gratitude

Appreciating my body

Last night, I watched videos of my West Coast Swing dancing from this past weekend and my body image definitely improved when I saw how well I am now able to move my new, fuller body. Yes, I am larger … Continue reading

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Prioritizing my needs = awesome!

This last weekend, I attended Swing’n New Years Dance Camp in Palm Springs and had a fantastic time–one of the best times I have had at a dance event in awhile. There were multiple key ingredients that made this weekend … Continue reading

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Mixed responses

I have been doing really well recently with recovery, except that I came down with a little bit of a cold (complete with nausea) the last couple of days that has severely decreased my appetite and made it more difficult … Continue reading

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Second Chances

The program I attended to treat my eating disorder runs a group called after care for former patients to support each other under the guidance of a therapist. Some months ago, I had a really difficult time going to after … Continue reading

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Cookie Decorating Party

Last night, Ben and I went to a cookie decorating party, and I actually enjoyed eating cookies and other snacks at the party. When I was deep in my disorder, I had such a strong aversive reaction to cookies, especially … Continue reading

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Honesty in Treatment

When I went to visit my younger sisters in San Francisco more than a week ago, I weighed myself the first day I arrived there. The bathroom had a scale in it, and I had not prepared myself for avoiding … Continue reading

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Dancing Transformation

I went to visit my sisters in San Francisco and Berkeley this weekend, which also coincided with my favorite Argentine tango event, the San Francisco Tango Marathon (SFTM). I like that tango marathons do not have any classes; instead, pure … Continue reading

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