Recovery from an eating disorder can be an intense and difficult journey. It takes courage, compassion, and support to make it through. Sometimes a little laughter is just what you need. So next time you find yourself scrolling through GIFS and memes, cut yourself a break.
Having a sense of humor and being able to laugh can bring some light along the often dark and scary path.
GIFS To Make You Laugh
When someone starts to comment on what you are eating:
When everyone else around you is dieting:
When you are ready to take on diet culture:
When the doctor tells you to lose weight:
This GIF captures how it feels when you finally allow yourself to enjoy real ice cream:
GIFS To Keep You Going
When you feel shame for your eating disorder:
When you are feeling stuck in recovery, visualize this:
When your family is not supportive of your recovery:
When you get unsolicited advice about eating:
More Great GIFS
When you are ready to face a fear food:
The perfect GIF for when disordered thoughts try to interrupt your wise self:
When a limiting belief sneaks in picture this GIF:
When you eat the fear food:
Sometimes laughter really is the best medicine.