These short videos (Recovery Nibbles) share insight on common struggles of eating disorder recovery. Kristie knows only too well the distress an eating disorder can bring and hopes that by sharing her thoughts, you will know that you are not alone.
Has pursuing freedom imprisioned you?
... the more I tried to pursue what I thought was ‘freedom’, the more I felt like I was in a mental prison...
I'm fine, I don't have an eating disorder
... once I could lay out both sides of the argument, I had a lot more clarity about what was really going on.
Is it a choice or has it become a chain like a prison?
... something I like to say is ‘is it a choice? Because you don't really know if it's a choice until you actually go there...
The creative mastermind of an eating disorder
... An eating disorder will take it and it will twist it and it will use it to it’s advantage for the eating disorder...
Challenging your fear foods takes action
... but really the thing that's going to help you get okay with snakes, is being in the presence of snakes ...
Taking a step away from compensation
... And so what I recommend for the compensation is to really think of your recovery in that way is like a chess match...
Fighting the mentality of 'I can't recover'
... for the people that think they have the eating disorder that can't be cured, what I want to say is ‘what's really getting in the way?’..