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I Binged. Now What Do I Do?

I Binged. Now What Do I Do?

I binged after years in binge eating disorder recovery, but I'm not dwelling in it. Learn what I did after I binged, on HealthyPlace. Stop feeling hopeless and like a failure after your eating disorder relapse. Discover how to bounce back now.

I binged; now what should I do? I recently slipped on my eating disorder recovery and binged. It’s a difficult thing to admit to the world, but I did. It can be extremely hard to bounce back after a binge. It can feel like a total failure and like it’s the end of the world. Guess what, it’s not. Here I share the lessons I’ve learned from my recent binge.

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How Long Does Recovery from Binge Eating Disorder Take?

How Long Does Recovery from Binge Eating Disorder Take?

Recovery from binge eating disorder requires consistent attention and work. Learn why recovery from binge eating disorder is a lifelong commitment here.

I’m in recovery from binge eating disorder and I always find people asking me whether I consider myself “recovered” from my eating disorder. My answer is always no. I will always view myself in the terms of “in recovery” because I believe that the eating disorder healing process is a journey without an endpoint. There are people that do not side with my viewpoint, but this is my belief system: Recovery from binge eating disorder will last my lifetime.

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Find Eating Disorder Support Through Shared Experience

Find Eating Disorder Support Through Shared Experience

Finding eating disorder support during recovery is essential. Learn the benefits of connecting with others in eating disorder recovery and why you should do so.

Eating disorder support keeps you from feeling alone in the world. Connecting with others who are experiencing or have experienced the same things as you is a great way to get through these feelings of loneliness caused by the eating disorder. Learn about how to find eating disorder support.

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Binge Eating Recovery Tip for the New Year: Take Small Steps

Binge Eating Recovery Tip for the New Year: Take Small Steps

Here's a binge eating recovery tip: Small steps every day. Realistic expectations in binge eating disorder recovery sustain a long-lasting recovery. Learn more.Remember this binge eating recovery tip for the new year: Take small steps every day. The dawning of the new year tends to make us feel that once midnight strikes we need to make big changes right away. The issue with this can be that it is all too much, too soon. This is the same when it comes to your binge eating disorder recovery. Small steps every day will help achieve the lasting changes you desire.

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Celebrate Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Over the Holidays

Celebrate Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Over the Holidays

Make time to celebrate your binge eating disorder recovery along with the holidays. You deserve it! Learn more about celebrating your BED recovery here.Have you thought to celebrate your binge eating disorder recovery over the holidays? Often times we become so entrenched with stress during the holidays that we forget to celebrate what’s really important. When we get caught up in the superficial parts of the holiday season, we completely ignore what truly matters to us. Celebrating your binge eating disorder recovery, your body, and your progress is just as important as all the other good stuff this season has to offer.

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Introduction to Brittany Roche, Author of ‘Binge Eating Recovery’

Introduction to Brittany Roche, Author of ‘Binge Eating Recovery’

Brittany Roche struggles with binge eating disorder. She hopes to share her struggles and triumphs with binge eating on "Binge Eating Recovery" blog.My name is Brittany Roche, and I am thrilled to join the HealthyPlace blogging community as an author for Binge Eating Recovery. I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at 14, and have struggled with anxiety and disordered eating (mostly binge eating disorder) for as long as I can remember. I know all too well binge eating is often a difficult subject to talk about which makes communities such as this so vital and powerful for those of us on the path to binge eating recovery.

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How to Manage Slips in Binge Eating Disorder Recovery

How to Manage Slips in Binge Eating Disorder Recovery

Slips in binge eating disorder recovery are normal. The key is to learn from it. Here's what I took away from my slip in binge eating disorder recovery.I believe that slips are part of the binge eating disorder recovery process. Setbacks in mental health recovery teach us important lessons as well as prepare us for challenging times in the future. If you use slips in binge eating disorder recovery as a tool for learning instead of something that brings you down, there is important insight that can be taken from what initially feels like a setback.

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Food Isn’t Good or Bad and What You Eat Doesn’t Define You

Food Isn’t Good or Bad and What You Eat Doesn’t Define You

We give food a good or bad label. It's important to see food not as good or bad, but as neutral when in eating disorder recovery. Here's how to check yourself.

Food is often out into two categories, good and bad, but food is not “good” or “bad.” Having these judgmental thoughts around food leads us to believe we are either “good” or “bad” for eating certain foods. This disordered eating pattern of thought leads us deeper into our disorders. I have been working a lot lately on seeing food as a neutral party which does not have a “good” or “bad” label attached. Here I share the importance of not judging food as good or bad for successful eating disorder recovery.

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Medication in Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Helped and Hurt

Medication in Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Helped and Hurt

Using medication in binge eating disorder recovery can be a big help, but not always. Medication in binge eating disorder recovery worked for me--mostly.Using medication in binge eating disorder recovery can be a wonderful tool that helps your recovery blossom. There are those who are against the use of medication in eating disorder treatment and I believe these people have some valid points. In the end, I think that the use of proper medication in binge eating disorder recovery can be a really big help.

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Binge Eating Recovery Help for When You Have the Flu

Binge Eating Recovery Help for When You Have the Flu

Illnesses like the flu challenge my binge eating recovery. I share tips on how to maintain BED recovery during the flu and anytime you feel under the weather.What do you do when the flu attacks during binge eating recovery? We know that recovery is challenging enough on its own, but throw in having the flu and binge eating disorder recovery gets even tougher. Being ill can effect your appetite and mood, among other things. Both of these components are important when it comes to staying on track with your recovery. Here’s the good news, having the flu doesn’t have to hinder the binge eating recovery progress you’ve already made.

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