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

Manda Krashnaka year ago
When an Eating Disorder Comes to Life
When I was around ten-years-old, I vaguely remember refraining from eating often and purging after I did eat. I grew up in a controlling environment where I could not properly manage to come to terms ...
Mia Pereza year ago
Megan's Secret!
Chapter 1 "I'm not going to watch my daughter kill herself! You are going to that center whether you like it or not!" "Mom, you're overreacting. I'm fine!" "Being 5'2" and 75 pounds is not fine! I'm n...
Kat Rhotona year ago
A Budding Flower
My eyes glazed over, tears began to form in the corner of my eyes, but I hardly noticed. Someone babbled in the background. I stood up, fumbling my hands and tangling my legs. I tripped, dodged the de...
Amanda vs. “Ana” Part 1
If you are familiar with the nickname, (for lack of a better term) Ana, I want to first and foremost apologize to you because that means you are for some reason familiar with Anorexia, just like me, A...
Nancie Holmesa year ago
"Miracle" Weight Loss Pitfalls for a Bulimic
An eating disorder is defined as developing an obsessive and unhealthy relationship with food—which often leads to an obsession about weight. Although bulimia is primarily to do with binge eating and ...
V. Renaea year ago
Turning Points II.
A boy who teased me in elementary school was accepted to the same magnet middle school I was in sixth grade. The middle schools in my district were horrific, and parents fought tooth and nail to get t...
V. Renaea year ago
Turning Points
On my journey to self-confidence, which is still equivalent to walking a tight-rope that sometimes catches on fire, there were moments I refer to as “turning points.” They are points in time that are ...
Miquela Wallacea year ago
The Invisible Curse
When most people hear the phrase, "Beauty is pain," they think of plastic surgery or bikini waxes. But what I think of is the hunger pains and the fainting spells. Or the mind numbing, excruciating fe...
Tara Harrisona year ago
Her
My body jolted awake as the sound of the alarm clock rung throughout the room. She’s already awake. Sleep is the only time she leaves me alone, although I know she is always there watching, waiting fo...
Tracey Evansa year ago
Life With an Eating Disorder
I caught a glimpse of my reflection in the mirror, teary and red-eyed. The feeling of satisfaction having again purged my body of food over-rides the shock of my appearance. My stomach hurts from the ...
Denise Willisa year ago
Anorexia Kills
I became anorexic when I was 16, and did not stop until my periods ended, and I weighed ninety pounds, which is thin for someone who is 5'7" tall. I never felt so good or free in my life as when I had...
Lucius Holmesa year ago
Battling Anorexia
"I wish I was skinny." Ever since I was a child, those words have escaped my mind and my lips tirelessly. Growing up, I was an overweight kid — no doubt about it. I was the fat kid who sat in the back...
Rebecca Jensena year ago
Dealing with Daily Battles
Feeling like you are eating too much fat every day and feeling like everything you eat can make you fat, yet inside you know it's what you have to do to be healthy and to be normal. Many would say thi...
Mel S2 years ago
Defeating Anorexia
Anorexia: a lack of loss of appetite (as a medical condition). An emotional disorder characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to eat. Hi. You probably clicked on this article th...
Isidora CM2 years ago
What NOT to Say to Someone with Bulimia Nervosa
Telling someone you have an eating disorder is never easy. For the most part of my disorder, no one knew how sick I was, yet as I continue recovering, I decided to start telling people that I had a pr...
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Mikayla starr2 years ago
Struggles with Body Image
The struggle with body image is becoming quite common as we progress through life. As much as it may seem society doesn't have a part in affecting how people perceive themselves, it does for me and I'...
Nicole wayman2 years ago
Dealing with Anorexia Ten Years On
Hello, first of all, thank you for taking the time and reading my story. It's one of the first times I have told it to people I don't know, but over the last ten years of pain and embarrassment, I am ...
Mary Sukala2 years ago
The Anorexia Symptoms That No One Talks About
Being that I have suffered from disordered eating for the better part of eight years, I would say that I have become nothing short of an expert on living with this psychological beast. And I have read...