Yoga is Not a Weight Loss Program, And Why We Should Stop Treating It as Such — Yoga For Eating Disorders Montgomery County PA Yoga TherapyBlog

By Isabelle Gillibrand, Guest Contributor Note: This post discusses and/or mentions diet culture and weight. If you feel this will be harmful for you and/or is not your jam, I invite you to skip this post. Disclaimer that this is a thought piece. Many people begin their yoga journey with it serving as a physical …

5 Years and Some Perfectionistic Pancakes — Yoga For Eating Disorders Montgomery County PA Yoga TherapyBlog

By Bridget Clawson, Guest Contributor Five years out of Renfrew PHP as of yesterday. How did I spend it? Learning how to cook with a new member of my team, followed by a therapy session. A friend once told me that early recovery can last up to 5 years. I scoffed and said, “Absolutely not, …

My Journey away from Anorexia • 22.09.22

TW It’s not been an easy few days to say the least but today I finally got the answers I’ had been waiting for. Ward round was much shorter than usual but that was because they had already had a big discussion about me prior to me coming in. So the final decisions are; I’m …

My Journey away from Anorexia • 17.09.22

I know they say bad things come in threes but this is taking the piss. My arm splints still haven’t arrived (I was meant to collect them yesterday), they fucked up my meds and the consultant doesn’t seem to want to give me more than 20mg fluoxetine p/day when the ward Dr wanted to prescribe …

Exploring How Exclusion Impacts Eating Disorder Recovery — Yoga For Eating Disorders Montgomery County PA Yoga TherapyBlog

Shame (noun): ( ʃeɪm) a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of having done something dishonourable, unworthy, degrading, etc. Capacity to feel such an emotion ignominy or disgrace —Dictionary.com 2020 research indicates that dietary restraint is an obvious parallel between eating disorders and food insecurity but is often overlooked in studies when it is not motivated …

My Journey away from Anorexia • 14.09.22

TW Ward round this week was another shit show. No decision as to whether I could return to residential Applied for a section 3 Could have my things back and obs reduced to hourly. Yesterday I was put on section 3, despite me begging not to be. Oh and one of my two cats passed …

My Journey away from Anorexia • 08.09.22

Ward Round I don’t even know where to begin. My residential home wasn’t able to attend because it started so late so it was just my care coordinator who I’ve only met a few times. So the key points No changes to meds (if I refuse, I’ll be injected) No transfer to a quieter ward. …

My Journey away from Anorexia • 02.09.22

TW Ward round went yesterday went pretty terribly. The good? I MIGHT be allowed back to residential but they’re going to have a big discussion about it (maybe on Tuesday?) as I’m still posing too high risk. They mentioned I MIGHT be able to go to their other house but I desperately just want to …