Eating Disorder Quotes and Sayings

You are not a mistake. You are not a problem to be solved. But you won’t discover this until you are willing to stop banging your head against the wall of shaming and caging and fearing yourself.
– Geneen Roth

I am forever engaged in a silent battle in my head over whether or not to lift the fork to my mouth, and when I talk myself into doing so, I taste only shame. I have an eating disorder.
– Jena Morrow

If I like myself at this weight, then this is what I’m going to be. I don’t have an eating disorder.
– Courteney Cox

The end of an eating disorder begins with THE DECISION TO STOP.
– Callie Bowld

Eating disorders can have serious medical and psychological consequences which, left unchecked, can kill. Parents should address this issue and ask their children to discuss how they feel about themselves.
– Tipper Gore

Breaking an addiction is never easy, but it can be done. You are stronger than that red-faced demon screaming in the bathroom.
– Callie Bowld

Part of treatment for drugs and alcohol is you abstain from these, but with eating disorders you can’t abstain from food so the treatment is longer than drugs and alcohol.
– Carre Otis

You have to make peace with food. You have to learn, and program your brain to understand: your body needs food.
– Callie Bowld

Our society’s strong emphasis on dieting and self-image can sometimes lead to eating disorders. We know that more than 5 million Americans suffer from eating disorders, most of them young women.
– Tipper Gore

It is called a disorder for a reason. Because it makes no rational sense. It’s completely counterproductive and, the saddest part, it is also dissatisfying and damaging.
– Callie Bowld

Love yourself instead of abusing yourself.
– Karolina Kurkova

No two eating disorders are the same.
No two individuals are the same.
No two paths to recovery are the same.
But everyone’s strength to reach recovery IS the same.
– Brittany Burgunder

It is often hard to bear the tears that we ourselves have caused.
– Marcel Proust

I don’t believe you have to have eating disorders and mental illness to screw up.
– Kirstie Alley

Binge eating is another eating disorder that people really don’t realize is a problem.
– Demi Lovato

Beauty isn’t measured in pounds.

Anorexia is a parasite, not your friend.

One of the most dangerous myths surrounding eating disorders is that they are a life sentence.

The good news, however, is that, also contrary to popular belief, full and lasting recovery from an eating disorder is possible.

Beauty is about living your life, and being happy with yourself inside and out, and not worrying about what people think of you.

To lose confidence in one’s body is to lose confidence in oneself.

Food can become such a point of anxiety – not because it’s food, but just because you have anxiety. That’s how eating disorders develop.

We don’t know who is healthy and who is not just by looking at their body shape.

It doesn’t take self motivation to get thin, but instead self hate. Nothing good ever comes from hate.

Having anorexia doesn’t mean you don’t eat. It means you’re consumed by a voice constantly telling you you’re not good enough.

Body love is about self-worth in general. It’s more than our physical appearance.

Girls don’t just simply decide to hate their bodies, we teach them to.

You don’t have to look like you have an eating disorder to have one.

Weight does not dictate your worth.

I destroyed my body for a peace of mind I never got

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