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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
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From Neopets To Pro-Ana Sites: Finding Community In Toxic Online Forums 

Users exchange tips about restricting food intake, and there’s a lot of “thinspiration,” a phrase for photographs of women with thigh gaps and Read...
Larisa Manescu    |   08.25.17   |   SHARE
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"My eating disorder is like a safety blanket."

I'm Scared Of Recovering From My Eating Disorder

It has been part of my life for so long that I have woven it into the fabric of my personality and sense of self. Read...
Emily Neie    |   03.21.17   |   SHARE
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"My illness creates the standard for myself; the rest of me has come to ignore beauty standards altogether, especially when it comes to other people."

Why Can't I See My Body The Way I See Other People's Bodies?

I have particular standards of beauty that I believe apply to my body — my body, and no one else’s. Read...
Ilana Masad    |   01.17.17   |   SHARE

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
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jealous of a dog.

Inside My Eating Disorder

I was jealous of the dog. “That dog gets to be so thin,” I tried to explain, tearfully, to my partner, “and it doesn’t even have to try. I’ll never Read...
Melissa A. Fabello    |   12.29.15   |   SHARE
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food is important.

3 Ways That Eating Has Changed My Body (For The Better)

What I’ve (amazingly) learned is that if I eat what I want, when I want, and as much of it as I want (what my stomach wants, not my eyes, which are Read...
Melissa A. Fabello    |   12.4.15   |   SHARE
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6 Things About Eating Disorders That You Probably Actually Really Don’t Know

"A common response that folks struggling with eating disorders hear is something along the lines of “Just eat,” “Just stop purging,” or “Just stop Read...
Melissa A. Fabello    |   07.31.15   |   SHARE
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