eating disorder

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Take The Cake: I Accidentally Went On A Date With A “Clean Eater”

To him, perhaps, my fat feminine body was acceptable to sexualize. I can’t say I learned a foolproof way of avoiding going on a date with a clean eater.

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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 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.

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“Do you have problems eating in front of people?” my date said.

On Not Eating In Front Of You: Have Patience With Me

“Do you have problems eating in front of people?” my date said. When my restrictive anorexia is bad, I tend to limit food consumption.

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Take The Cake: Weight Gain Is Normal When You Become BoPo

Weight gain is — in my anecdotal experience — quite common once you stop attempting to control your weight. My story is not everyone’s story.

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NEDAwareness Week: Tips For Staying The Recovery Route When You’re Feeling Rough

It's National Eating Disorder Awareness week, which may provide support and things that help you — but awareness, in and of itself, can be tough.

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No one understands mental health struggles more than those who have been through it themselves.

The Importance Of Support Groups During Mental Health Struggles

No one understands mental health struggles more than those who have been through it themselves. With my group, recovery seems possible.

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I had to change my relationship with food.

How Breaking My Jaw Changed My Relationship With Food

It was impossible to binge — not being able to chew took away much of the enjoyment. I had to change my relationship with food.

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

The Other Before and After: Life With An Eating Disorder 

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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