eating disorder

“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
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image credit: Virgie Tovar via Instagram

Take The Cake: Weight Gain Is Normal When You Become BoPo

Weight gain is — in my anecdotal experience — quite common once you stop attempting to control your weight. My story is not everyone’s story. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   03.22.18   |   SHARE
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NEDAwareness Week: Tips For Staying The Recovery Route When You’re Feeling Rough

It's National Eating Disorder Awareness week, which may provide support and things that help you — but awareness, in and of itself, can be tough. Read...
Molly Guinn Bradley    |   03.1.18   |   SHARE
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No one understands mental health struggles more than those who have been through it themselves.

The Importance Of Support Groups During Mental Health Struggles

No one understands mental health struggles more than those who have been through it themselves. With my group, recovery seems possible. Read...
Emmeline Peaches    |   02.26.18   |   SHARE
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I had to change my relationship with food.

How Breaking My Jaw Changed My Relationship With Food

It was impossible to binge — not being able to chew took away much of the enjoyment. I had to change my relationship with food. Read...
Danielle Harrison    |   11.20.17   |   SHARE
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This is my life with an eating disorder. This is my before and after.

The Other Before and After: Life With An Eating Disorder 

I’ve never been a fan of eating disorder recovery Before-and-After photos. I don’t find it healthy or helpful to compare and appraise the shapes and Read...
Hannah Matthews    |   10.20.17   |   SHARE
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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
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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
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