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

Living With Mia
I was a really happy child. I loved life and never stopped laughing... until I started high school. When I was 14, I constantly got told that I should be happy with my body because everything looked so good on me and it would be this way for a long time so I should treasure it while I had it. I didn't quite understand what that meant. I mean I did have some insecurities but when going through puberty and seeing everyone around you developing, who wouldn't have even some insecurities? I was a lat...
Meranda Watleya year ago
Food Addiction
I had been overweight my entire life, well just about. I vividly remember leaving the second-grade school year as a tiny seven-year-old girl and starting the third-grade school year as a fat kid. Ther...
Mimi Pegdena year ago
How I Learnt to Eat
Something I’ve struggled with for as long as I can remember is my weight. I’ve always hated my body, and can clearly recall lying in bed at the age of 9 thinking about how when I grew up, I’d be skinn...
Dagny Desireea year ago
Emotional Eating​
Did you know eating chips can boost your serotonin levels in your brain thus making you feel happier? Yup, It’s true! I read along time ago that the crunch of chips or candy boosts the serotonin in yo...
Kalon Poemsa year ago
Here Goes Nothin’
I've never told this story before, but here goes nothing. At one point in my life, I went through this period where I felt like nothing. No one really knew, or knows, but I did somethings that I am no...
Ellie Micelli a year ago
Society's Version of Beauty Is Tainted
Women have grown up in a society where we are told we must look a certain way to get anywhere in life, unless we have money. Now those things are changing, but within fashion it hasn’t. We stare at bi...
Amanda vs "Ana" Part 3
My sophomore year of high school was interesting, to say the least. I remember being happy that I was no longer a freshmen, but I didn't have much else to be happy about. I was still counting calories...
Amanda vs "Ana" Part 2
The environment I grew up in was not ideal by any means, however, I will give my mother credit where credit is due—she did the best she could with what we had. Without going into too much personal det...
noah margaret a year ago
Scarlet, Not Red
When I was younger, I thought that the greatest thing in the world was a 1989 Mini Cooper. Specifically my aunt’s 1989 Mini Cooper. She loved it more than anything in the world. The inside smelled of ...
Meg Crawshawa year ago
There’s a Demon on My Back
Something inside me was blunt: my eating disorder had separated me from the real world and I was living inside its perpetual bubble. My world was the echo after the firework: there, but only sort of. ...
stupid weeniea year ago
My Eating Disorder and Me
Experts say girls as young as 5 and 6 develop eating disorders. They worry about their figure, they pick out clothing they think looks “slimming,” they even cut down on foods they think are “fattening...
Vanessa gillisa year ago
Purging in the Dark
I remember it as though it was yesterday, it's so clear in my mind. I'm laying on the floor in my bedroom crying uncontrollably because I ate too much for dinner and feel bloated. I'm upset because my...
How It All Went Down (My Story)
It all started with an app. A stupid fitness app. I expressed an interest to my mother that I wanted to lose some weight, it was a harmless statement that turned in to a terrible disorder. I was sitti...
Eat Shita year ago
The Eating Game
Dear Anna, When you’re lying on a doctor's examining table after waiting three hours in Accident and Emergency, his gloved finger up your asshole, feeling around for any "obstructions" because you’ve ...
Alfred Taerza year ago
Surprising Eating Habits That Cause Depression and Mood Disorders
Despite what you may think, while ignoring that feeling of absolute joy received when satisfying the sound of your rumbling belly, food cravings and the level to which you spoil them can have direct r...
Food and Borderlines
Food is a massive issue for me, as it is with a lot of Borderlines. Over half of Borderlines meet the criteria for an eating disorder, and even those that don't may still have a tumultuous relationshi...
Phebe-lee Wanta year ago
A Guide on Escaping the Devil's Grip
I have suffered from anorexia for three years, but it has only been apparent to my family members for the past 12 months. Right now, I am in a rather positive mindset. Okay, so I'm not completely sati...
Carin Prescotta year ago
My Friend E.D.
When I was a child, my step-sister was so severely anorexic she had destroyed some of her organs and lost the ability to have her own children. She and her husband had adopted a Korean boy, but shortl...