Eating Disorders

Fat shaming doesn’t have any positive outcomes, but it has plenty of negative ones. A study found that fat shaming leads to eating disorders for some girls.

How Fat Shaming Leads To Eating Disorders

Fat shaming doesn’t have any positive outcomes, but it has plenty of negative ones. A study found that fat shaming leads to eating disorders for some Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   07.10.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
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. Read...
Amanda Edwards    |   05.21.18   |   SHARE
Families
I took and ate food out of a public trashcan. This is my struggle with obsessive overeating.​

Eating Pizza Out Of The Trash Can: My Struggle With Obsessive Overeating​

Without even thinking, I went over to the trashcan. Fortunately, the trash was piled pretty high. This is my struggle with obsessive overeating.​ Read...
Ronni Robinson    |   02.21.18   |   SHARE
Minds
gluten-free? (image credit: Peyton Sheets)

When Dietary Changes Might Trigger Your Eating Disorder

There are aspects of the disorders we have fought so hard to overcome that will show themselves again. Dietary changes can trigger your eating Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   11.20.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
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.

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

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 Read...
Emmeline Peaches    |   10.25.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
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 Read...
Hannah Matthews    |   10.20.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
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.

Shutting Down Diet Talk

Is everyone so deeply entrenched in diet culture that we don’t even hear ourselves anymore? Read...
Hannah Matthews    |   09.11.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
This is about way more than the freedom to dress in comfortable clothing while at school. Let’s talk about some stats that this principal should know if she’s going to talk to adolescent girls about body size. (Image Credit: YouTube/SanVic)

When A Principal Publicly Fat Shames Female Students

We could risk the mental and physical health of all the girls in the school by using fat shaming to try to control the way that they dress, or we Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   08.25.17   |   SHARE
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