eating

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

Lucy Stridea year ago
I Don't Quite Measure Up...
"What's the matter?" my mum asked me one day with a look of concern. "I'm fine," I replied as I had many times before. The truth is I was not. That morning I had stood in front of the mirror, yet agai...
Lynnsay Oa year ago
Reflections on the Ridiculous Rules My Eating Disorder Made Me Follow
I’ve suffered from an eating disorder since I was about thirteen years old. I’m twenty-two now and I’m still trying to recover. One important tool in my recovery tool belt that I also recommend to any...
Heather Teresea year ago
Orthorexia: The Eating Disorder You've Never Heard Of
Nowadays, fuel for a negative body image is everywhere. We see it in magazines, store windows, TV ads, social media, basically everywhere we look there’s another photo shopped body telling us we aren’...
Erika Mariea year ago
Ana
Part 1 I walk along a deserted path. I see nobody near me. I don’t feel anything. There’s nothing to focus on. I don’t know where I’m going. I don’t know how I got here. But that’s when she comes to m...
Birthday Trip
Sunday April 29, 2018 As we are leaving Philly, I can’t help but think about the previous trips we have taken. It seems as though each time gets better and better. But it has hit me that this may be o...
Mirror, Mirror
As I look in the mirror, what do I see? I do not see what you say you see. I see a description of ugly, a shade of distaste. Is this is truly me? It has been a struggle for me to be happy since I was ...
Wildfire Maniaa year ago
Food Confessions
Body: What do I need to function? Food. Body: What fuels me? Food. Body: What do you deny me the most? Food. Body: Feed me. Food. Somehow, even the four letters making up this word engineer a strangen...
Mina LeAnna year ago
You Can’t Purge Reality
There is a large community of people online who are recovering from eating disorders. It’s beautiful how so many different people, from so many different places, with so many vastly different lives ca...
Jeremy Jetta year ago
Living With ED
Living with an eating disorder has been one of the hardest things for me to learn to deal with. How to cope with it, live alongside it, and find ways to work with it rather than fighting against it. I...
hannah irelana year ago
Learning to Love What I Once Hated
I don’t look like I have an eating disorder. Like everything in the modern world, there’s a label for them. You’d better be able to see collarbones, thighs that don’t touch, arms with no fat, and a bo...
Kye Littlea year ago
Too Fat
People's favorite way to "fix" someone with an eating disorder seems to be to constantly remind the person that they are skinny, so what happens when someone who truly is not skinny struggles with dis...
Teresa Mathersa year ago
Eating Disorders
You know that little voice inside your head that makes you feel guilty for eating too much? For some of us that voice turns on us and makes us not eat or throw up. Most people just ignore that voice b...
Rebekah Sanyua year ago
How It Feels to Be Bulimic
As I write this, I am in a full-scale binge mode. At times like this, I am so distressed I feel as though I want to die, or as though I may die because the amount of food that I consume appears to be ...
Fighting ED
On February 21, 2018 I started a program to take back my life from my eating disorder. I had my ED for about a year without even realizing. I was so down on my body and thought the only way to change ...
Bulimia: The Shame, The Guilt, and the Life-Threatening Damage
Bulimia is not proud! It doesn’t care how rich you are, how old you are, or where you live; it doesn’t even care whether you’re married or single, a Uni student, stay-at-home Mum, or in charge of a hu...
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...