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Meltdown Medicine: Use the Tools

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I’m a recovering anorexic and bulimic. I have over seven years of not purging, over six years of not weighing myself, and over five years of not restricting. I’m a firm believer that, with time, abstaining gets easier. What I learned this week, however, is there will be days when that doesn’t feel true. Three weeks ago, I had a moment of honesty and realized my eating had strayed from my original food plan. As an anorexic, I have to use caution with strict food plans as they tend to trigger dieting for me. But with my sponsor’s support, I

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