Choose to Love Your Body

January 5th, 2017 // // Tags: , , , ,

You don’t walk into treatment broken and leave completely healed. The Meadows Ranch did so much to help save me, and started my journey of recovery. But...

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Goodbye, ED

January 5th, 2017 // // Tags: , , , ,

You would alleviate the pain that threatened to overwhelm me and turn my flaws into perfection. You made me believe that if I let you come first...

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My Journey Through An Eating Disorder to Self-Acceptance

December 22nd, 2016 // // Tags: , , , , ,

By the time I started recovering from my eating disorder and self-harm I could see no way that I could ever like myself, let alone love myself...

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How I Learned to Love My Body

December 16th, 2016 // // Tags: , , , ,

I did not love my body because the body I was living in was not the one created for me. It was the product of addiction and...

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When Did You Learn to Love Your Body?

December 14th, 2016 // // Tags: , , , ,

This kind of radical self-acceptance can be hard to come by. The media and the culture surrounding us are continually blasting us with images of which types...

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Drunkorexia: When Eating Disorders and Alcohol Abuse Collide

December 6th, 2016 // // Tags: , , ,

These pressures are leading many students to make dangerous trade-offs when it comes to alcohol and food. In a recent study, more than 80 percent of college...

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Woman Reveals Her Dangerous Weight Loss Secret on The Doctors

November 18th, 2016 // // Tags: , , , , , , ,

Like so many women who struggle with eating disorders, Michelle hid her extreme weight loss from her loved ones with her clothing. Her mother didn’t realize that...

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Just One Thing for Today: Beginning Eating Disorder Recovery

September 7th, 2016 // // Tags: , , , ,

I was in my mid-thirties, a wife and mother of five when anorexia tightened her vise-like grip. Two years of doctors, therapists, a dietitian, and an intensive...

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How Parents Can Help Prevent Eating Disorders

August 8th, 2016 // // Tags: , , ,

Scientists are currently working to better understand the biological or biochemical causes of eating disorders. We understand more about these factors now than we did 20 years...

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What to Do When You Think Your Friend Has an Eating Disorder

June 29th, 2016 // // Tags: , , ,

At first, Carrie was happy for her friend too. But, then she started to notice some things that worried her. Lydia had slowly stopped hanging out with...

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