There is this one big question that was always in my mind and still looms in my mind when it comes to recovery from any addiction, eating disorder. This question stays in front of me all the time, because I read so many articles and follow so many bloggers on the issues of eating disorders and the rising problems in today’s culture. This question staggers me, often, because it is such a big question.
What is the solution to an eating disorder?
Why do I ask this? Because I’ve struggled with it for so long.
I’m starting to understand what that solution is, and it’s almost too hard to share, because my own mind can barely take it in.
First, what is the problem behind an eating disorder? What’s the iceberg under the water? What’s the stuff under the rug that I don’t really like talking about, but the stuff that really needs to be talked about? What’s hiding out in the dark behind the fear of icecream, the fear of gaining weight, the guilt after eating a chocolate chip cookie, or the obsessive need to constantly be exercising?