Not even with just eating disorders but with any mental illness, holidays are hard. Imagine being an alcoholic surrounded by your family and friends drinking, your family of possible addicts talking about their drug habit or sharing stories of their recovery. This can be a good or bad thing depending on where you’re at. Ultimately, holidays can make or break you, leave you feeling loved or full or leaving you feeling more alone than ever.
This holiday season, be grateful that you are still here. Be grateful that you’ve made it this far and that you’re continuing no matter how hard it may be. Be grateful that you’re you, and whether or not it’s believable, that is enough