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Dispel judgement, debunk the myths and correct the misconceptions you hold about eating disorders.

Kate Chessya day ago
New Weight Watchers Program Encourages Eating Disorders in Kids Ages 8-17
I was 8 years old when I started my first ever diet, Weight Watchers. Before I had finished growing or hit puberty, I was already trying to make myself smaller. This sparked a long journey of crash di...
Claire Danko2 days ago
Read This If You Want to Recover From an Eating Disorder, and If You Don't
Do you remember the saying, "the universe will never present you with something that you can't handle?" It's true. A part of recovery is learning to soothe yourself through your triggers and learn to ...
Grace Benson4 days ago
Boys' Silent Battle with Eating Disorders
As a young woman, I’m made very aware of the social pressures that women face in terms of body image. Like most, I’ve kept an eye on my girlfriends and watched out for signs, such as restlessness and ...
Chicken and Cheddar Cheese
Disclaimer: I am not an accredited nutritionist, researcher, or mental health professional. Everything within this article is pure speculation based on brief research, and without personal examination...
Anorexia
This is my personal story of Anorexia. I guess you could say my image dysmorphia really started when I was around the age of nine or ten years old. I had two very close friends, their names were Nicol...
Paige Graffundera month ago
Adapting to Now
I am going to start this off with a little bit of personal history, but before I do, I wanted to add a couple of trigger warnings. I know that talking about this stuff can be triggering to some people...
Emily Goodwina month ago
Everything Tastes Better Than Skinny Feels
Anorexia recovery is an uphill struggle; let me tell you why its worth it.
Camilla Rantsen2 months ago
The Ultimate Eating Disorder... Solved by Vampires
I was recently asked what my favorite comic book was when I was growing up. My answer: I didn’t read comic books growing up. They seemed to feature mostly ducks and mice in outfits, which unnerved me ...
Holly M2 months ago
Anorexia Through Diary Entries
I would just like to preface that this is my real diary that I have kept for several years. As a person who has experienced many different mental health issues within that time, I find it interesting ...
teisha leshea2 months ago
Weight Loss Rollercoaster
Introduction: I am only speaking from personal experience. As a teenager, I practiced unhealthy eating habits. I would encourage men and women to not practice these unhealthy habits. Please consult wi...
Hadley Frances2 months ago
It's Not Even About Food
The year after I was born, a book was published. It rose to fame and acclaim in the late nineties and early 2000s, years before my own food demons reared their pretty blond heads. First I had to learn...
Scott Lavely2 months ago
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders are a big issue and they need to be talked about more; they are shoved under the rug while depression and anxiety are talked about a lot. Depression and anxiety are big issues, but ea...
K.M. Edick3 months ago
Fear of Choking
Two weeks ago at work, I had a short shift, but that didn't stop me from eating lunch. I decided to order a chicken sandwich at the deli. So, on my 10 minute break, I took a seat in the break room to ...
Kate Alice4 months ago
Inside the Mind of an Anorexic
"I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will" —Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë 'Okay, so if one Weetabix is 75 calories, along with 20 extra calories from the ...
Skunk Uzeki4 months ago
10 Most Alarming Signs of an Eating Disorder
From the ages of 15 to 23, I had a very serious eating disorder called anorexia nervosa. It was an eating disorder that made me hate food, and even today, I have a hard time eating when I'm stressed. Being a veteran of eating disorders has given me a sixth sense when it comes to knowing whether or not people have eating disorders, or when they have a negative body image. This makes me pretty darned good at offering help, or being a go-to person for advice on getting better. The thing that baffle...
Grace Ambrose5 months ago
My New Wardrobe
Something that's been a really prominent part of my recovery are my clothes. In my opinion, there have been five sections to my wardrobe over the last five years: My pre-illness wardrobe My illness wa...
Suzanne Gayle6 months ago
How Diet Culture Impacted My Eating Disorder
I was 15-years-old when I first started to show eating disorder habits. It started by cutting out junk food, then soda, then carbs, and, well, you can pretty much figure out the rest. By my senior yea...
The Measure of a Woman
This week is dedicated to eating disorder awareness. What does that mean? It means we need to break the stigma around eating disorders and diet culture once and for all, not only for ourselves but for...