Recovery Stories

Everyone’s recovery path is different.

No matter where you are on your path, recovery is possible. Here aere some personal stories from those who have been there.

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A RECOVERY STORY

Anna’s Story

If I knew I had this “problem” why wasn’t I able to fix it on my own?

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A RECOVERY STORY

Raquel’s Story

Anorexia and I began our relationship when I was in the 7th grade.

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A RECOVERY STORY

April’s Story

I was a highly sensitive kid. Since adolescence I felt like I didn’t fit in, and I couldn’t relate.

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A RECOVERY STORY

Collette’s Story

There were less “I can’t do this” moments and more “I will do this” moments

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A RECOVERY STORY

Emma’s Story

The support from Eating Disorders Nova Scotia gave me tools to start recovery.

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A RECOVERY STORY

Dustin’s Story

Dustin tried various treatments, but credits the eating disorder peer support group with launching his recovery.

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A RECOVERY STORY

Beth’s Story

Beth spent 10 years hiding eating disorders from everyone around her.

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A RECOVERY STORY

Marta’s Story

For Marta mindfulness has been an incredible tool that helped her with her eating disorde.

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A RECOVERY STORY

Jillian’s Story

At 13, Jillian’s family pushed her into life-saving treatment, but she didn’t fully recover.

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A RECOVERY STORY

Tori’s Story

Tori remembers sitting on the floor of her room and thinking “there has to be something better than this”