We want to know little ways you get through the holidays.
If you live with or are in recovery for an eating disorder or disordered eating, food-centric holidays like Thanksgiving can be difficult.
All the emphasis on and conversation around food can make for a reaaally long day or even trigger a relapse.
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Maybe you always have a support plan — and an exit strategy — in place just in case.
That might be a friend who you know you can call, or the number of a 24/7 support line you know you can hit up if you need.
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Or maybe you give yourself permission to be realistic about where you are in recovery.
Because maybe last year, you got your hopes up that your ED would give you a break and let you enjoy the holiday without guilt or stress, and the disappointment was a big trigger.
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Or maybe you make sure to plan time for restorative self-care activities during the day so it doesn’t become too much.
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Submit them through the dropbox below and we might feature them in an upcoming BuzzFeed Health article. And thanks for sharing — your tip just might help someone else who is going through the same thing you are.