Eating Disorders: Misunderstood Origins

Saturday, April 30, 2016
APR-AnnaR

There is often stigma surrounding those suffering from eating disorders, based on the misconception it is a choice. As these illnesses are portrayed as having physical signs, there is a belief they stem from focusing on appearance.

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Men and Eating Disorders: You’re Not Alone

Thursday, April 14, 2016
APR-ScottG

Many people see eating disorders as an excess of vanity. The stigma is even worse for men and boys who suffer. Eating disorders are seen as feminine–many people aren’t aware men suffer from eating disorders.

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“Shame On Me” No More

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
MAR-ReginaS

No matter what I did, I was never satisfied. There was always this voice in the back of my head, telling me I could do better; I could be better.

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Video: “What if my S.O. Doesn’t Understand my Eating Disorder?”

Saturday, February 13, 2016

We all want our significant other to “get us” and understand us. When it comes to something like an eating disorder, holding out hope the love of your life will ever fully comprehend what you’re going through is a losing game.

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Intimacy and Eating Disorders

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
FEB-ScottG

I want you to know working toward recovery has more positives than we can even foresee, and it takes going through the process to realize these positives.

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Loved, Beautiful, Worthy

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
JAN-ReginaS

It takes a lot of effort, patience, frustration, smiles, tears and screams. But, I’m finally starting to believe I really am loved, I really am beautiful, and I really am worthy.

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The Metamorphosis of Recovery

Monday, January 18, 2016
JAN-CarissaS

A return to old pathways is not a failure of character as the language of relapse implies. Rather, it adds to the growth you undergo and depth of character you create.

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Video: A New Body Image in ED Recovery

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Regardless of the amount of actual physical change that might occur during the initial stages of recovery, chances are you are going to feel uncomfortable in your own skin and this is completely normal and to be expected.

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Enjoying Christmas Foods

Monday, December 21, 2015
DEC-ScottG

When we don’t allow ourselves to enjoy holiday specialties, we are not only missing out on some delicious food, we are also missing out on the shared experience of enjoying it with our loved ones.

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Video: Enjoying the Holidays

Saturday, December 12, 2015

No matter where you might be on your recovery journey, the holiday season always feels just a little more difficult than any other time of year.

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