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Recovery is the best thing that has ever happened to me. And I am so proud of myself for never giving up!
I am not done fighting, I will continue to try to beat my eating disorders, I’m not a quitter…I will not let the eating disorders win.
My psychologist assured me that we were working together in my recovery, which enabled me to feel empowered.
In high school, Sarah began comparing her body with those of her friends and women on TV, social media and in magazines. The distress of conflict at home led her to seek comfort in food.
Ever since I was 10 years old, I was told that I needed to lose weight or I was too big. I would get told this a lot from my skating coach. She would tell me that I needed to look a certain way or that I was too fat to fit into a costume.
I struggled for 8 years with body image and my eating disorder where I viewed my body to be fat, disgusting, never good enough and obsessing over it. For me, this came from extreme insecurities, low self esteem/self worth, being a perfectionist, identity issues, anxiety and depression and placing other people’s opinions of me as higher than my own.
For most of my life, I’ve been very insecure about the way I look. Purging and bingeing is something I turned to as a coping mechanism when I was a teenager. I kept this a secret from my friends and family because I was afraid that they wouldn’t understand.
It has taken me six years to be able to talk confidently about my experience living with an eating disorder, six years of management and sorting through all sorts of conflicting emotions until I can logically share my thoughts with you in some sort of suitable word limit.