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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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Eating Disorders Recovery: A Weighted Decision

I recently weighed myself…I know I know it’s like an eating disorders recovery sin. I typically don’t weigh myself and have gotten to the mentality that I am more than a number, and that the scale doesn’t determine my self-worth. I don’t think I am ever going to be satisfied with the number. Here is […]

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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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Overweight Anorexia?

Obese and Anorexic? No this is not a new TV show this is a real thing. If eating disorders didn’t already keep us on our toes here is a new issue to add to the mix. I am talking about obese teenagers specifically, they are encouraged to lose weight, and lose weight, often times the […]

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Eating Disorder Articles: Dieting Is the New Therapy

There are so many things wrong with this article its unreal! I’m not going to waste any time. First issue being a food-dominated conversation” Uhm yes it is a dinner party…food should be discussed (the theme of the party is dinner). If it’s delish and you want the recipe, or if the food blows and […]

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INTUITIVE EATING AND EATING DISORDERS: I WANT CANDY!

Remember when you were a kid and food was just food? Remember when you would eat when you were hungry and stop when you were full? Eating the whole piece of cake was never a big deal, and sometimes you left half on the plate. Sometimes you would want an apple instead of a cookie. […]

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TREATMENT FOR EATING DISORDERS…”I JUST CAME TO SAY HELLO.”

When people tell me after just a few weeks of being in treatment that they are completely better, and ready to go home and do it on their own, I shutter. They look at me smiling and say thanks for all the wonderful help, and now they are ready to jump back into their lives […]

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EATING DISORDER RECOVERY—-WHEN ARE YOU JUST GOING TO HAVE SOME FUN?

When was the last time you let loose? When was the last time you let your hair down? When was the last time you went on a road-trip? When was the last time you painted you toes red or wore a sexy little black dress? When was the last time you baked something for just you? […]

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Need for Eating Disorders Treatment is Not Readily Recognized Among College Students

Studies have shown that while college students are one of the groups that are most prone to developing an eating disorder, they’re surprisingly also some of the least educated when it comes to identifying the signs of eating disorders. The study, done by Ashlee Hoffman, a University of Cincinnati doctoral student, observed disordered eating in […]

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EATING DISORDERS TREATMENT: I ORDERED SOME “PATIENCE” 37 YEARS AGO…AND I’M STILL WAITING FOR IT TO ARRIVE.

OK…I have heard many quotes on patience. There’s the standard “Patience is a virtue” or “Patience is a passion tamed”… or how about my favorite, ” The secret to patience is doing something else in the meantime.”? Something else in the meantime..are you serious?..you have got to be kidding me??…how about tearing every single strand […]

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