I knit now.

One of my roommates, who discharged last Friday and was totally awesome, started teaching me how to knit.

As part of my recovery, I have a goal to pick up some new hobbies and interests. It’s a way of getting to know myself again and developing other things I can value about myself than my body.

She helped me start knitting a scarf, and I’m proud that I have continued working on it since she left. I plan to have the knitting as a new distraction for the evenings when I watch TV by myself after LK goes to bed and JJ works so I’m not so focused on food. I also like using my hands and creating something new.

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In recovery from anorexia and depression as a 40 year old wife and mom of a toddler. Discovering who I am and hoping to help others along the way!

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