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Anyone who has struggled with disordered eating and/or negative body image knows that it’s all about the food and body and NOT about the food and body at the same time. The distorted image and hatred of the body along with the fear of the food are manifestations of a deeper struggle. They are manifestations of something unbalanced, damaged, painful, and deep within. From a body-centric perspective, struggling with an eating disorder is the body’s way of communicating a message about the deeper struggle. When you begin to listen to the message, recovery can begin. Recovery can happen. And you are NOT alone. Continue reading Strength. Hope. Acceptance. Finding Peace.