OMG!!! You guys rock! Lets see, some of the things we've noted that bodies can do: learn to swim and then complete a mile in the water; play guitar hero; make coffee and open doors for people and keep us independent; be majorly athletic...
And these are only the beginning of our now-begun list of "things bodies can do." We can (and should) go on forever noticing and listing things our bodies can do.
I did take note of part of the comment by PTC which reminded us of how hard it is to focus on what we are able to do and how cool it all is when the eating disorder thoughts and statements so easily enter the picture. Instead of trying to make the ED statements and thoughts go away or never start in the first place, how about this as an exercise: when a thought or statement or whatever arrives in your mind, acknowledge its existence; don't try to do anything about it. Maybe say something to yourself like this- "yep, that's the typical thing I hear in my head... AND let me say some thing/s that I noticed my body could do today."
If we focus, not on obliterating the initial, typical thoughts, but on adding in the new thoughts, it tends to work better. We actually have a better chance of hearing and believing the new thoughts about what our bodies can do and not getting stuck and/or lost in the old ways of thinking.