5 Tips for Thanksgiving in Eating Disorder Recovery

October 13, 2020 Hollay Ghadery

Synonymous with gorging oneself on immense quantities of food and drink, for those of us in eating disorder recovery, Thanksgiving can be a stressful time. However, you don't have to suffer. There are some simple ways you can navigate Thanksgiving in eating disorder recovery, and they all involve one key strategy.

5 Tips for Getting Through Thanksgiving in Eating Disorder Recovery

I've been in eating disorder recovery for over 10 years now, and in that time, I have learned some important lessons in what to do--and what not to do--when it comes to supporting my own recovery in the holidays. Practicing these tips has turned these occasions from events I dreaded into events I enjoyed. They've given me the ability to focus on family over food and love over fear.

Watch my latest video to learn how I navigate Thanksgiving in eating disorder recovery.

Do you have tips on getting through Thanksgiving in eating disorder recovery? Share them in the comments.

APA Reference
Ghadery, H. (2020, October 13). 5 Tips for Thanksgiving in Eating Disorder Recovery, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, June 22 from

Author: Hollay Ghadery

Hollay Ghadery is a writer and editor living in Ontario, Canada. She has a book of non-fiction set to be published by Guernica Editions in 2021. The work dives into the documented prevalence of mental health issues in biracial women. Connect with Hollay on her website, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

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