Recovery is a challenge, but it’s not as difficult as continuing to live the wrath of an eating disorder.
An eating disorder can cause a person to overeat, undereat, or develop an obsession with their weight or body image. An eating disorder has the potential to become life-threatening if left untreated.
Managing an eating disorder is challenging when society, the media, and occasionally even family members send contradictory signals. The keys to an effective treatment plan are acquiring useful coping mechanisms and obtaining the necessary support from friends and family.
Together we can navigate the difficult terrain that comes with an eating disorder.