Most councilors that work with eating disorder treatment centers in California would agree that relapse often takes place when the sufferer starts to become mentally discouraged. So in having some options to turn to will greatly increase your ability to fight off any habitual urges and struggles.
There are many online outlets available that offer stories from tons of brave men and women who have overcome their struggles with eating disorders. The common thread of most of their stories are summed up in one word, “work.” None of their stories included any overnight successes. Going through a battle is never easy and with most battles, it’s great to have a lot of people on your side. Knowing that the only way through it is “through it” will give you the courage and willingness to stay the course.