eating disorder

Black People Get Eating Disorders Too

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Eating disorders continue to be misunderstood and stigmatized within the Black community. For years, there have been myths about eating disorders affecting only white, affluent, young women. With increasing education and discussion on the subject, it’s becoming more apparent how universal eating disorders are. 

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Anorexia Recovery And Sex: How The Two Go Hand In Hand

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I’m in recovery from anorexia. I’m also learning how to have sex again. The two have more in common than you think.

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What Exactly IS The "Snake-Diet?" (And 7 Ways It's Harmful)

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The “Snake-Diet” is just another fad diet that claims to cure you of your fat — but it’s also different, it’s dangerous. I'm going to tell you why.

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Netflix's New Show "Insatiable" Needs To Be Cancelled

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Netflix's new show Insatiable is harmful! It continues the narrative around fat people being powerless and prey to the popular kids.

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I Don’t Want My Children To Inherit My Eating Disorder

I am doing a few things to prevent my children from inheriting my eating disorder, and I’m hoping and wishing and praying that it works.

I am doing a few things to prevent my children from inheriting my eating disorder, and I’m hoping and wishing and praying that it works.

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Can You Brie There For Me?: Polyamory & My Eating Disorder

Caring for someone with an eating disorder can be incredibly stressful, so it's also vital that you have your own support structuring in place.

I didn't tell them there were four individuals in the rapidly sinking ship that was our polyamory relationship: myself, him, her, and my eating disorder.

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The Other Before and After: Life With An Eating Disorder 

This is my life with an eating disorder. This is my before and after.

I’ve never been a fan of eating disorder recovery Before-and-After photos. I don’t find it healthy or helpful to compare and appraise the shapes and sizes of bodies.

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The Problem With Dismissing Anorexia Narratives

The main argument against having more open conversations about anorexia is that one person’s recovery memoir is another girl’s manual.

The main argument against having more open conversations about anorexia is that one person’s recovery memoir is another girl’s manual.

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Why I Didn’t Post A Selfie After I Ran A Half Marathon

Often I run because I’m afraid not to.

I will not be posting any victory selfies after races until I'm willing to tell the full story about my running and how I use it to aid and abet my disordered eating.

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Shutting Down Diet Talk

You may think you are only expressing your own worries about your diet or your body, but you are telling those around you that they should worry about their diet and body.

Is everyone so deeply entrenched in diet culture that we don’t even hear ourselves anymore?

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