eating disorder

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
Beyond Before & After
Here’s what I know right now: my story will have many more ups and downs.

I Have An Eating Disorder: An Introspective  

Being a human is hard. Being a human with an eating disorder is inexplicably hard. Every time I think I have control over the situation, my eating Read...
Anonymous    |   03.2.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

How “Getting Healthy” Can Become An Eating Disorder

One day I was “healthy” and the next day I was sick — slowly and then all at once. Read...
joni edelman   |   02.27.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

Set Point Weight: What Is It? How Do I Change It?

You didn't fail the diet; the diet failed you. Read...
joni edelman   |   02.20.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
Livejournal hosted some seriously misguided "communities."

That Time I Had A Secret Obsession With Livejournal 'Thinspiration'

If you were a teenager in the late '90s or early 2000s, chances are you know about Livejournal. For those who weren’t around, Livejournal was the Read...
Priscilla Blossom    |   02.16.17   |   SHARE
Bodies