Eating Disorder Quotes

You are so much more than a body.
“You are so much more than a body.”
Body love is about self-worth in general. It's more than our physical appearance.
“Body love is about self-worth in general. It's more than our physical appearance.”
To lose confidence in one's body is to lose confidence in oneself.
“To lose confidence in one's body is to lose confidence in oneself.”
I won't let a number on a scale own me.
“I won't let a number on a scale own me.”
You, yourself, as much as anybody else in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
“You, yourself, as much as anybody else in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”
Beauty starts in your head, not in your mirror.
“Beauty starts in your head, not in your mirror.”
Confidence is the only key. I can't think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.
“Confidence is the only key. I can't think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.”
To me, beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin. It's about knowing and accepting who you are.
“To me, beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin. It's about knowing and accepting who you are.”
The beauty myth is always actually prescribing behavior and not appearance.
“The beauty myth is always actually prescribing behavior and not appearance.”
Beauty is in the way you hold yourself. It is how you treat people. The way you love. It's self acceptance. Beauty is in your soul.
“Beauty is in the way you hold yourself. It is how you treat people. The way you love. It's self acceptance. Beauty is in your soul.”
If only our eyes saw souls instead of bodies, how very different our ideas of beauty would be.
“If only our eyes saw souls instead of bodies, how very different our ideas of beauty would be.”
Fall seven times and stand up eight.
“Fall seven times and stand up eight.”
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.”
I'm here to tell you that if you get broken, it's possible to put yourself back together. I'm here to tell you that if you get lost, it's possible that a light will come, dancing, on the horizon, to lead you home.
“I'm here to tell you that if you get broken, it's possible to put yourself back together. I'm here to tell you that if you get lost, it's possible that a light will come, dancing, on the horizon, to lead you home.”
Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, 'I will try again tomorrow.'
“Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, 'I will try again tomorrow.'”
Stop hating yourself for everything you aren't. Start loving yourself for everything you are.
“Stop hating yourself for everything you aren't. Start loving yourself for everything you are.”
You are beautiful. Never forget that. In a world of 7.1 billion people, there is only one you. Take care of you because the world needs you.
“You are beautiful. Never forget that. In a world of 7.1 billion people, there is only one you. Take care of you because the world needs you.”
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.”
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
“Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.”
When you starve yourself you feed your demons.
“When you starve yourself you feed your demons.”
You are enough.
“You are enough.”
Feeling guilty for eating when you are hungry is like feeling for breathing when your lungs need oxygen. We've literally been taught to be ashamed or our basic human needs. Refuse to feel the shame. You are allowed to eat.
“Feeling guilty for eating when you are hungry is like feeling for breathing when your lungs need oxygen. We've literally been taught to be ashamed or our basic human needs. Refuse to feel the shame. You are allowed to eat.”
This is a reminder to take a deep breath and keep going.
“This is a reminder to take a deep breath and keep going.”
This is your reminder that loving yourself is a journey, take it one step at a time.
“This is your reminder that loving yourself is a journey, take it one step at a time.”
Mirrors are just glass and you are more than that.
“Mirrors are just glass and you are more than that.”
Nothing good will ever come out of hating yourself.
“Nothing good will ever come out of hating yourself.”
Recovery is hard. Regret is harder.
“Recovery is hard. Regret is harder.”
Focus on how far you've come, not how far you have to go.
“Focus on how far you've come, not how far you have to go.”
Stop trying to fill the emptiness inside you with food.
“Stop trying to fill the emptiness inside you with food.”
You are so much stronger than you think you are.
“You are so much stronger than you think you are.”
Our minds distort our mirrors.
“Our minds distort our mirrors.”
Your eating disorder thoughts will be strong. But you are stronger.
“Your eating disorder thoughts will be strong. But you are stronger.”
Your purpose in this world is not to make other people like you.
“Your purpose in this world is not to make other people like you.”
I am angry that I starved my brain and that I sat shivering in my bed at night instead of dancing or reading poetry or eating ice cream or kissing a boy...
“I am angry that I starved my brain and that I sat shivering in my bed at night instead of dancing or reading poetry or eating ice cream or kissing a boy...”
Losing weight is not your life's work, and counting calories is not the call of your soul. You surely are destined for something much greater.
“Losing weight is not your life's work, and counting calories is not the call of your soul. You surely are destined for something much greater.”
Don't think about how long it will take to heal or recover. Just keep putting one foot in front of the other. Recovery is not about figuring anything out; it's about having the will to take another step toward love.
“Don't think about how long it will take to heal or recover. Just keep putting one foot in front of the other. Recovery is not about figuring anything out; it's about having the will to take another step toward love.”
You deserve to enjoy food. You deserve to enjoy exercise. And you deserve to have a life that's not revolved around those two things.
“You deserve to enjoy food. You deserve to enjoy exercise. And you deserve to have a life that's not revolved around those two things.”
Today, know that God is there with you through all of it. The good days and the hard days.
“Today, know that God is there with you through all of it. The good days and the hard days.”
Don't be ashamed of your story. It will inspire others.
“Don't be ashamed of your story. It will inspire others.”
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.
“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.”
Healthy looks different on every single person and every single body.  Recovery is a process rooted in the idea that I love myself too much to keep myself from my best. Fuel your body to be capable, not crippled.
“Healthy looks different on every single person and every single body. Recovery is a process rooted in the idea that I love myself too much to keep myself from my best. Fuel your body to be capable, not crippled.”
Recovery is a battle. A daily battle.
“Recovery is a battle. A daily battle.”
You have to make peace with food. You have to learn, and program your brain to understand: your body needs food.
“You have to make peace with food. You have to learn, and program your brain to understand: your body needs food.”
Be kind to everyone, including yourself.
“Be kind to everyone, including yourself.”
The food you choose to eat or not eat does not make you good or bad.
“The food you choose to eat or not eat does not make you good or bad.”
The dinner table is a battle field where warriors defeat the eating disorder one bite at a time.
“The dinner table is a battle field where warriors defeat the eating disorder one bite at a time.”
Even the models we see in magazines wish they could look like their own images.
“Even the models we see in magazines wish they could look like their own images.”
The end of an eating disorder begins with the decision to stop.
“The end of an eating disorder begins with the decision to stop.”
Be who you were created to be. Be you.
“Be who you were created to be. Be you.”