**Content warning: This is one person’s story; everyone will have unique experiences in recovery and beyond. Some stories may mention eating disorder thoughts, behaviors, and symptoms. Please use your discretion when reading and speak with your support system as needed.
By Carla Bellino, a former The Emily Program client and woman in recovery. Carla’s own blog can be found here.
I’ve suffered from anorexia nervosa for a little more than 3 years, paired with depression, anxiety, and self-harm struggles. I’ve been through every care level of treatment available at The Emily Program.