Recovering from an eating disorder is no easy feat — but once you make it, finally, to that miraculous place known as Recovery, there's nothing you want more than to celebrate your accomplishment and remind yourself why you did it.

Some decide to do so with a beautiful recovery tattoo that symbolizes their struggle and their newfound freedom. In honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (February 26 to March 4), here are 21 powerful recovery tattoos to inspire your journey, in whatever form it may take.

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Check out this gorgeous mandala, with the NEDA symbol proudly displayed in the center.

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Good dreams only, and hopes for the future.

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"I am what I choose to become."

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Period. End of sentence.

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You are your own anchor.

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Peep this teensy, white-ink tattoo with the NEDA symbol as the flower's stem.

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And your heart, and your soul...

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Can you find the NEDA symbol in this peacock feather?

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How about in this beautiful, blue butterfly?

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Strong. Beautiful. Worthy.

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What better representation of freedom than birds set free?

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You can use both arms if you want!

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Freedom is pure bliss.

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"Without struggle there is no progress."

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It all starts with the first step.

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"Forget regret / Or life is yours to miss ..."

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You know the way. You got this <3