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40 Quotes About Eating Disorders

Recovering from Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating or any form of eating disorder is not a linear journey, but there is always hope, and these Quotes About Eating Disorders are here to show you that. Whether these sayings are for yourself, or a loved one, read through to feel uplifted, supported, and validated, and know that recovery is possible.

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1. “No two eating disorders are the same. No two individuals are the same. No two paths to recovery are the same. But everyone’s strength to reach recovery IS the same.” – Brittany Burgunder

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2. “The good news, however, is that also contrary to popular belief, full and lasting recovery from an eating disorder is possible.” – Unknown

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3. “Binge eating is another eating disorder that people really don’t realize is a problem.” – Demi Lovato

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4. “For me, the bulimia was about stuffing my emotions. So I stopped suppressing my feelings.” – Cheryl James

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5. “In a world full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming.” – Helen Keller

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6. “My worst days in recovery are better than the best days in relapse.” – Unknown

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7. “Choose every day to forgive yourself. You are human, and most of all, worthy of love.” – Allison Malee

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8. “I’m recovering from anorexia nervosa, and I am learning to heal, love and accept myself fully.” – Unknown

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9. “Recovery is a challenge, but it’s not as difficult as continuing to live the wrath of an eating disorder.” – Unknown

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10. “In order to love who you are, you cannot hate the experiences that shaped you.” – Uknown

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11. “My only choice was to fight my way out, even if I didn’t think I would make it.” – Laurie Halse Anderson

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12. “Focus on progress not perfection.” – Bill Phillips

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13. “Imagine if we obsessed about the things we love about ourselves.” – Unknown

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14. “Know this, you can’t start over each morning.” – Unknown

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15. “I wish I could tell every young girl with an eating disorder, or who has harmed herself in any way, that she’s worthy of life and that her life has meaning. You can overcome and get through anything.” – Demi Lovato

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16. “Don’t let your mind bully your body into believing it must carry the burden of its worries.” – Unknown

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17. “If you talked to your friends the way you talk to your body, you’d have no friends at all.” – Unknown

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18. Recovery is remembering who you are and using your strength to become all that you were meant to be.” – Unknown

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19. “In all the years I’ve been a therapist, I’ve yet to meet one girl who likes her body.” – Mary Pipher

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20. There is no magic cure, no making it all go away forever. There are only small steps upward; an easier day, an unexpected laugh, a mirror that doesn’t matter anymore.” – Unknown

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21. “Your body is precious. It is our vehicle for awakening. Treat it with care.” – Unknown

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22. “You don’t have to be ready to recover, you only need to be willing.” – Unknown

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23. “Binge on life. Purge negativity. Starve guilty feelings.” – Unknown

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24. “Just because something is familiar, doesn’t mean it’s safe. And just because something feels safe, doesn’t mean it’s good for you.” – Brittany Burgunder

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25. “If we are ready to tear down the walls that confine us, break the cage that imprisons us, we will discover what our wings are for.” – Michael Meegan

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26. “Don’t let the fear of relapsing keep you from recovering.” – Unknown

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27. “The size of my waist has nothing to do with my worth.” – Unknown

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28. “I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.” – Anne Frank

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29. “Be kind to everyone, including yourself.” – Unknown

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30. “You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha

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31. “Beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin. It’s about knowing and accepting who you are.” – Unknown

32. “Feeling guilty for eating when you’re hungry is like feeling guilty for breathing when your lungs need oxygen. We’ve literally been taught to be ashamed of our basic human needs. Refuse to feel shame. You are allowed to eat.” – Unknown

33. “To lose confidence in one’s body is to lose confidence in oneself.” – Unknown

34. “Self-love, self-respect, self-worth….there is a reason they all start with ‘self.’ You cannot find them in anyone else.” – Unknown

35. “It doesn´t take self-motivation to get thin, but instead self-hate. Nothing good ever comes from hate.”

36. “In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety.” – Abraham Maslow

37. “I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.” – Unknown

38. “Repeat this after me” I do not have to do this alone.” – Unknown

39. “Love yourself unconditionally, just as you love those closest to you despite their faults.” – Les Brown

40. “If only our eyes saw souls instead of bodies, how very different our ideals of beauty would be.” – Unknown