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Joanna Kay
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Standing in the middle of recovering and recovered | Life within an eating disorder
Standing in the middle of recovering and recovered | Life within an eating disorder

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"Medication and #EatingDisorders : An 'Anti' View"
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To the psychiatrists I have seen, my reluctance [to take medication] is not considered due diligence, but obstinacy. Patient noncompliance. Patient trying to wrest back control. The responses I get range from exasperation to personal offense — as if my rejecting medication is an outright rejection of this doctor and his or her training...

Tell me: Doesn’t patient autonomy also belong in our psychiatric examining rooms?
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I have a longer piece in the works about my thoughts on psychiatric medication. But while editing continues on that front, I thought I’d share a prologue of sorts. This was a journal entry I wrote several months back. #eatingdisorders   #psychiatry   #medication   #mentalhealth   #edrecovery   #mentalillness   #mentalhealthmatters  

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#Anorexia  is not an aesthetic or an ethos. It is not glamorous. It is hell. #AfterAnorexia   #edrecovery   #NEDAwareness  

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What an #EatingDisorder  in #Recover  Sounds Like

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Oral Roberts University makes terrible decision to require all freshmen to wear a #fitbit  (for a GRADE)

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January 28 marked two years since I was admitted to +The Renfrew Center of Philadelphia for residential treatment for #anorexia.

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How long will #eatingdisorder   #recovery  take? An open letter to supporters.

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The choice to go to a residential #treatment facility for an #eatingdisorder can be a major one. Is it worth it to pause your life and go?
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