Lisette has been a lead contributor to the online editorial at Recovery Warriors since 2017. Lisette’s articles have been read and shared thousands of times all over the world. To see a complete list of her articles at Recovery Warriors check out this page.
Articles by Lisette on RW
This article is for anyone who loves someone with an eating disorder. Although I wrote it in 2017, it is my most shared and most read article. Countless warriors have shared it with their families as a catalyst towards healing. Please consider sharing it with your friends and family to help your own recovery journey.
can’t remember the first time I heard the phrase, “Listen to your body.” But if I had to guess, I’d say I was 22 years old at the time. Most likely I was in a sterile hospital room, sitting in a circle surrounded by other emaciated girls. All of us wearing the same dumbfounded expression. All of us wondering the same thing.
What does it even mean to listen to your boyd?
As I sat at my dining room table, staring down a plate of pasta, the same thought echoed in my head. “I can’t believe I’m here again. I should be past this by now.” I’d been in recovery from anorexia and bulimia for over four years. And still- at that moment, simply eating my lunch felt like a battle. And I was tired of fighting.