I never believed that food was actually an addiction. I would find myself in halfway houses and long-term treatment women’s programs, binging and purging, med seeking to get medications where the side effects included weight loss. I was trying to starve myself and failing miserably every time.
I remember the first time I cut. I don’t remember what I was searching for, maybe I just wanted to be heard. However, what I do recall is immediately falling in love. Cutting truly became my first addiction and it possibly may have been more difficult to quit than substances.
I’ve noticed a trend in the recovery community ….
When I got sober, I had no idea ….
“Nope. Not today. Maybe tomorrow. Maybe you’ll matter ….