141. From Quasi To Full Recovery and Regaining Her Period After 10 Years of HA with Erin Salveson

Today on the show I’m joined by Erin Salveson, a recovery warrior who found herself stuck in the depths of quasi-recovery for years and took a leap of faith last year to get her period back and reclaim her life. Today she shares her story with us in the hopes that it helps inspire others to take action.

In this podcast Erin and I discuss:

  • Her long standing history with an eating disorder that was diagnosed at age 9
  • Being weight restored but still feeling stuck in the eating disorder thoughts
  • The connection between avoiding emotions and food restriction that perpetuated her eating disorder for so long
  • What quasi-recovery felt like and how long she was stuck in that place for
  • Skills to turn awareness into consistent action to reach recovery
  • How finding a recovery community transformed her journey and gave her a source of support and accountability 
  • The biggest surprises that shaped her recovery
  • The role of exposure therapy and embracing fear
  • How long it took her period to return after it being missing for 10 years
  • What full recovery means to her and what it feels like each day
  • Embracing emotions after numbing out from feelings for so many years
  • Her best advice for those going through their own recovery journey

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