eating disorder

Traps To Avoid On The Road to Eating Disorder Recovery (All Of Which I Have Fallen Into)

If you find yourself engaging in any of these, don’t add more guilt to your plate: it’s so, so normal for your brain to try and justify adopting Read...
Molly Guinn Bradley    |   07.18.17   |   SHARE
This show didn’t just do irreparable harm to its contestants, but also to the viewers of all sizes who tuned in every week to see supposed healthcare professionals model the idea that fat people need to be screamed at.

The Biggest Loser Might Be Cancelled And This Is Why That's Great News

NBC's The Biggest Loser might be cancelled after allegations of abuse and fat-shaming. Here's why it would be a GOOD thing if the show never aired Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   07.15.17   |   SHARE
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Anxiety and disordered eating will always be there, looming in the back of my mind, ready to appear at any time.

What I Didn't Eat In Paris:Traveling With An Eating Disorder

Instead of falling in love with the culinary paradise, I was stuck in a cycle of disordered eating and dealing with it thousands of miles away from Read...
Caroline Eubanks    |   07.7.17   |   SHARE

Hungry For Connection: How Opening Up About My Eating Disorder Still Left Me Isolated

For me, eating is like going to the dentist. I know I have see the dentist, but I don’t enjoy it. Eating three meals a day is like going to the Read...
Maya Schall    |   06.12.17   |   SHARE
Take your time, treat yourself well, and most of all, don’t let the crappy parts stop you.

What No One Told Me About Eating Disorder Recovery (That Everyone Should Know)

I could tell you the story of the eating disorder itself, but there’s a lot of good reading out there about that. What I want to talk about is Read...
Molly Guinn Bradley    |   04.5.17   |   SHARE
Minds
" By opening night, none of us could wait for our cue to get on stage and DANCE OUR BEAUTIFUL BUTT NAKED BUTTS OFF."

I Got Naked In A Room Full Of People

It was time to embrace my nightmare. So I stripped and for the hell of it hung about bare-assed in a room full of clothed people. Although I’d Read...
Liza Dezfouli    |   04.3.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
"My eating disorder is like a safety blanket."

I'm Scared Of Recovering From My Eating Disorder

It has been part of my life for so long that I have woven it into the fabric of my personality and sense of self. Read...
Emily Neie    |   03.21.17   |   SHARE
Long Reads
image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

We Can Talk About Being Too Thin; Why Can't We Talk About Being Too Fat?

As soon as we change the subject from thin to fat, we change the conversation from concern to hostility. Read...
joni edelman   |   03.20.17   |   SHARE
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