Sustaining lasting eating disorders recovery (Examiner.com)
Chief Marketing Officer Julie Holland Faylor, MHS, CEDS is the National Eating Disorders Examiner. Read an excerpt below from her blog post "Sustaining lasting eating disorders recovery": Recovery often describes the process of regaining health – whether from surgery, a cold, an addiction or a disease. In these situations, we often focus so much on reaching a state of recovery that we neglect to consider how we will sustain recovery. For people who have suffered from an eating disorder, sustaining recovery is a crucial next step after completing primary eating disorder treatment. What does it mean to sustain recovery? There are many definitions of the word sustain, I would like to focus on one in particular: Sustain: to give support or relief to Reading this definition, I believe that most of us think about giving support and relief to someone else. In the case of eating disorder recovery, sustaining recovery may include giving support or relief to one’s self as well as to others... Visit her blog to read the article in its entirety.