Recovery Comes in All Shapes and Sizes

When having an addiction and being recovery are mentioned, many assume it is from drugs and alcohol. The truth is, there are dozens of things and behaviors people are addicted to and are in recovery from (yes, I know this is Wikipedia, but it’s a locked .org entry lol). And in my belief, no addiction is silly, nor an excuse to behave badly, nor one more serious than another.

All stories of recovery and hope are featured here. There is no recovery discrimination policy; all are welcome. I have featured my nutritionist  friend, Sheila Amir, on here before and I am happy to do so again today in honor of Eating Disorder Awareness Week. She did an amazing interview with another fighter and advocate in recovery, Janelle Teta. Janelle’s story is one of heartache blooming into triumph and inspiration. I hope you enjoy and feel as empowered as I did after reading.

Re-blogged with permission from the author, Sheila Amir, at

Instead of arguing what constitutes a “true addiction”, or that recovering from heroin is harder than from binge eating, I vote we all life each other up with praise and continue our fights. I’ll be here to help share your recovery story, and would love to do so when and if you are ever ready. I’ll continue to share mine as well…

Be Good, Do Good


About Chelsea Lai

Just a girl on her path through life; learning and loving along the way.
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