disordered eating

You may think you are only expressing your own worries about your diet or your body, but you are telling those around you that they should worry about their diet and body.

Shutting Down Diet Talk

Is everyone so deeply entrenched in diet culture that we don’t even hear ourselves anymore? Read...
Hannah Matthews    |   09.11.17   |   SHARE
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I have seen “clean eating” designed as everything from a cock-full-o-meat paleo diet, to a vegan diet and plenty of eating plans in between. I’m “good” if I eat some broccoli, but “bad” if I eat it with cheese sauce? (Image Credit: Instagram/goop)

Celebrity Diet Culture: Just Stop Already

With celebrities suggesting that people eliminate entire food groups in the name of “cleansing” and/or “eating clean," Dr. Jessen comments: “I’ve had Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   07.31.17   |   SHARE
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Traps To Avoid On The Road to Eating Disorder Recovery (All Of Which I Have Fallen Into)

If you find yourself engaging in any of these, don’t add more guilt to your plate: it’s so, so normal for your brain to try and justify adopting Read...
Molly Guinn Bradley    |   07.18.17   |   SHARE
Anxiety and disordered eating will always be there, looming in the back of my mind, ready to appear at any time.

What I Didn't Eat In Paris:Traveling With An Eating Disorder

Instead of falling in love with the culinary paradise, I was stuck in a cycle of disordered eating and dealing with it thousands of miles away from Read...
Caroline Eubanks    |   07.7.17   |   SHARE

How OCD Has Shaped My Relationship With Food

I struggle to find language that describes the messy tangle of thoughts and memories that weigh down every spoonful. If I had to tell you about my Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   05.2.17   |   SHARE
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Getting back at the world or trying to right it by losing weight is pointless and detrimental.

Can We Please Do Away With "Revenge" Bodies?

Revenge. Body.They’re two dynamically opposite words, one carrying anger and hatred, while the other exudes everything that’s wonderful about us, Read...
Jennifer Lea Reynolds    |   03.7.17   |   SHARE
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A lot of the diet industry is full of garbage ideas. (Image Credit: Unsplash/Sasha Freemind)

10 Lessons I've Learned In 10 Years Of Eating Disorder Recovery

When I was first diagnosed with anorexia ten years ago, I vaguely knew that eating disorders were a feminist issue. But this knowledge basically Read...
Suzannah Weiss    |   03.1.17   |   SHARE
Livejournal hosted some seriously misguided "communities."

That Time I Had A Secret Obsession With Livejournal 'Thinspiration'

If you were a teenager in the late '90s or early 2000s, chances are you know about Livejournal. For those who weren’t around, Livejournal was the Read...
Priscilla Blossom    |   02.16.17   |   SHARE
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