Saturday, April 17, 2010

100 Days

I have reached a new milestone:

I have been binge/purge & restriction free for over 100 days.

Elation ensues :)



This is what I feel like


This was my ultimate goal while I have been counting days, and now that I have reached it, I am going to stop counting.

Recovery has obviously become ingrained in my life; each new day free of symptoms is no longer abnormal. I don't have those compulsions anymore.

I have stopped going to the program at St. Joe's as the treatment team felt that I was far enough and strong enough in my recovery to do this on my own.

I think I'm proving them right.

100 days...that's pretty damn good.

My sister made me a pretty necklace and said that it was like my AA chip, but for ED (since we don't get chips. I know, lame, right?)


I don't get one of these...

I don't think I can fully convey just how much of an accomplishment this is...the compulsions to do my ED feel completely gone. That was the hardest part. Honestly, I was never sure I would get to this point. Six months ago, I would have been satisfied with partial recovery. I would have settled for acting on my ED only once a day. At this point, I can taste (pun intended) actual recovery.

I think I'm going to be a success story.



PS Go to my sister's etsy to see the beautiful jewelery she makes. I am one of her models :)

http://www.etsy.com/shop/lovelyandamazing

2 comments:

  1. Congratulations, my sweet Kayla. You did this all yourself, and proved that there are no limits to what an amazing woman you are! I am so proud of you!

    All my love,
    - B

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  2. I know this is late...but I am SO PROUD of you. You are an amazing human being and very strong. If you could do this, you can do anything you set your mind to. Again...I'm bursting with pride!!! Love always...Mom

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