Self-Care in Recovery (Speech from NEDAcon)

By Shalini Wickramatilake On May 12, 2018, I spoke on a panel, "Self-Care, Expectations, and Maintenance in Recovery," at the first regional National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) Conference at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. For those of you who weren't able to attend the conference, here's my speech: Prior to going to residential treatment last …

Growing Pains

By Shalini Wickramatilake My body has changed in recovery. Not all bodies change in recovery, but some do. Mine has grown. For me, now that I'm nourishing myself, honoring my body's needs, and moving only as much as my body wants to, I'm no longer the size and shape that I was prior to starting …