eating disorder recovery

“Do you have problems eating in front of people?” my date said.

On Not Eating In Front Of You: Have Patience With Me

“Do you have problems eating in front of people?” my date said. When my restrictive anorexia is bad, I tend to limit food consumption. Read...
Kathryn Buckley    |   04.10.18   |   SHARE
Minds
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My Partner Stood By Me When Chronic Illness Threatened My ED Recovery

Two months after my chronic illness diagnosis, we got engaged. He has always nailed the “in health” portion of our future marriage vows. Read...
Hannah Matthews    |   03.20.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
The Garment Project

The Garment Project Helps Dress Women In Eating Disorder Recovery

The Garment Project aims to support women in eating disorder recovery by providing them with size-less clothing styled to their tastes and needs. Read...
Shannon Day    |   11.3.17   |   SHARE
Voices
The main argument against having more open conversations about anorexia is that one person’s recovery memoir is another girl’s manual.

The Problem With Dismissing Anorexia Narratives

The main argument against having more open conversations about anorexia is that one person’s recovery memoir is another girl’s manual. Read...
Molly Guinn Bradley    |   10.9.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
Often I run because I’m afraid not to.

Why I Didn’t Post A Selfie After I Ran A Half Marathon

I will not be posting any victory selfies after races until I'm willing to tell the full story about my running and how I use it to aid and abet my Read...
Christie Tate    |   09.19.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
Take your time, treat yourself well, and most of all, don’t let the crappy parts stop you.

What No One Told Me About Eating Disorder Recovery (That Everyone Should Know)

I could tell you the story of the eating disorder itself, but there’s a lot of good reading out there about that. What I want to talk about is Read...
Molly Guinn Bradley    |   04.5.17   |   SHARE
Minds

Let Them Eat Cake: My Weight Restoration Story

And so I slid the scale to the back of my closet, started freely eating doughnuts when I craved doughnuts, and simply donated the jeans that stopped Read...
Melissa A. Fabello    |   12.19.16   |   SHARE
BodiesVoices
My every decision was based off of whether I was having a good body image day or a bad one. Unfortunately, 99% of them were bad ones. Image: Kyle Broad/Unsplash.

Thinking Of My Body As Not My Own Helped My Relationship With It

I would wonder if others saw me as “super healthy” or as a “fit chick” — or if they had those thoughts at all. I was constantly consumed with every Read...
Maddy Moon    |   07.26.16   |   SHARE
Bodies