Joy and Adam speak with LGBTQ+ Advocate Krista Sturgeon about her experience as a non-binary individual seeking treatment during the 1990's into early '00s. She has extensive experience fight for treatment for herself and others, as such she's been an outspoken voice for change in the Eating Disorder treatment business.
Joy and Adam join FB viewers to talk about books and films that have influenced their recovery. They also answer listener comments and questions about getting weighed at the doctor's office and how to best deflect nosey coworkers during lunch.
In this episode Joy and Adam talk about how difficult it can be to navigate treatment while vegan, and our societies moral attitudes of food. Adam shares his story of bicycle commuting in recovery.
Joy talks about how advocating for the one-size-fits-all approach in ED treatment is a terrible idea and how we need to listen to survivor voices. Adam talks about kissing and touching and having sex with the lights off.
Joy and Adam talk about the importance of self-advocacy during treatment and how it shaped their lives in recovery and being able to help others. How has social media changed ED recovery and what's the deal with before and after photos?