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Biggest Loser

The Biggest Loser finale was a few weeks ago and there is quite a lot to say about it. The show has already been under fire about making weight loss a competitive sport, and ignoring medically safe weight loss recommendations. When the newest winner Rachel Frederickson stepped out there was a mix of concern, and [...]

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When Your Recovery Friend is in Relapse!

Eating disorder treatment is the first step to recovery, but it is not the end. Follow-up treatment is essential for relapse prevention and to catch and treat relapse. Relapse during recovery is common. Approximately one-third of people fluctuate between recovery and relapse, according to the Eating Disorder Coalition. Eating Disorder Victoria estimates that 15 to 25 percent of [...]

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How Caregiver Distress Levels Affect Eating Disorders

Recently, therapists and health care professionals have begun to examine the complex web of factors that influence eating disorders. These go far beyond the genetics and personality of the patient and include the influence of the interpersonal environment where the person lives. Researchers are just beginning to look at eating disorder treatment and prevention through [...]

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Eating Disorder Recover: To The Grave

Life is so precious, there is no good time to say goodbye, or prepare yourself for what is about to happen, especially when that opportunity is taken away so abruptly. I am not only saying good bye to a dear friend who was such a fundamental piece of my journey, I am also saying good [...]

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Recovering From an Eating Disorder | Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda

“ As we drive along this road called life, occasionally a gal will find herself a little lost. And when that happens, I guess she has to let go of the coulda, shoulda, woulda, buckle up and just keep going.”-Sex and the City. Sometimes when recovering from an eating disorder, to keep going is the [...]

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White Girl Problems

Dear Truthmosis, Hello and let me say what a pleasure it was to read your “scholarly” article. What a way with words you have. The picture you painted couldn’t be closer to the truth, however I have some questions. In your first reason for dating someone with an eating disorder, I am glad you broke [...]

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Read Between the Lines: #thelinesproject

What I love most about #thelinesproject is that you aren’t alone. I didn’t know about The Lines Project until I Googled it. This project helps raise awareness for self-harm, depression, and suicide. You can pick whatever colors you would like to represent your struggles or someone else’s struggles. (Your own struggles go on your left [...]

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Too Young for Eating Disorders Treatment!

I am so disgusted with this article.  A 2-year-old went under the knife, no not for a birth defect, not for a random fluke that popped up, nope because he is obese, excuse me morbidly obese. He was born a healthy 6 pounds 6 ounces, yet at 14 months he weighed 46 pounds. By 2 [...]

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Boy Scout’s. BMI’s. Bogus!

I have never been a Scout of any kind, but last time I checked Girl Scouts sold cookies and Boy Scouts made fires and went camping? Apparently I missed the in between so let me fill you in. Boy Scouts (piggy backing off the whole gay-ban issue) are using BMI or Body Mass Index as [...]

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Eating Disorder Recovery: The Blob

Brian Cuban is honestly my new best friend! He recently wrote an article “Guys Get Eating Disorders Too” and I was hooked right off the bat. He described the high he would get after purging, and although I haven’t acted out on my eating disorder for quite some time, the excitement of the “high” is [...]

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