Tabitha Farra is an eating disorder recovery coach. Despite being a robust and confident teenager, she developed an eating disorder at age 17 and this devastating illness took pole position in her life until, at 25, Tabitha finally started her recovery journey. Tabitha successfully recovered from Anorexia Nervosa and the complicated matrix of obsessions and habitual eating disorder behaviours that came with it.
In the episode:
– The genetic component of anorexia and the migration response
– How do people with anorexia eat when their biology is screaming at them not to?
– How to navigate being paralyzed when it comes to food choices.
– Should you eat every time you think about food, even if it’s worrying about it?
– Why didn’t my anorexia gene get switched on again when I was in energy defect again after I had “recovered” from anorexia?
– Why binge eating disorder is a restrictive eating disorder
– What about people in larger bodies… should they still follow their mental hunger?
– Can you explain how we teach our brains to be fearful of weight gain and then how we can do the opposite… let go of our fear of weight gain?