Eating Disorders and the Family: Turmoil and Solutions

September 20th, 2017 // // Tags: , , , ,

As the family week therapist at The Meadows Ranch, I believe, and have witnessed, families benefiting from education around both the mental and physical effects of eating...

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Aaron Carter Opens Up About His Eating Disorder

September 5th, 2017 // // Tags: , , ,

You can view the interview here. Help Is Available Eating disorders can lead to death. In fact, an ED is the diagnosis that leads to death more...

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Equine Therapy Teaches Acceptance and Trust

June 13th, 2017 // // Tags: , , , , ,

“Do you like animals?” she asked. I studied the ground and didn’t answer. I hadn’t found my voice yet and rarely made eye contact. “Have you ever...

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Your Eating Disorder Lies to You

May 8th, 2017 // // Tags: , , ,

Dear Margo, You deserve to be loved. And yes, that does include loving yourself. In fact, apart from loving God, loving yourself is probably the most important...

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Breaking Misconceptions and Myths of Eating Disorders

April 4th, 2017 // // Tags: , , ,

Though the general populace, in general, knows little about diabetes, the disorder tends to acquire quick attention because people are aware it is a dangerous disorder needing...

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I Might Have An Eating Disorder: What Do I Do?

February 28th, 2017 // // Tags: , , , , ,

The first thing you should do is choose to be hopeful, and choose recovery. There are effective treatments for eating disorders. Talk to a trusted friend or...

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Recovering from My Eating Disorder Through Faith

December 20th, 2016 // // Tags: , , , ,

The Meadows Ranch proved to be just the right place for me, and by the second day God began to change my heart and fill me with...

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To Love Your Body, Find Your Soul

December 20th, 2016 // // Tags: , , , ,

During this process, I have had ups and downs and had to learn to be patient and compassionate towards myself. The perfectionist in me wants everything to...

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What Women with Eating Disorders Really Fear

August 24th, 2016 // // Tags: , , , , , , ,

They would be partially correct; but, what they might not understand—and what a lot of women currently struggling with eating disorders might not even understand—is that it’s...

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What to Look for in an Eating Disorder Treatment Program

August 15th, 2016 // // Tags: , , , , , ,

All in all, this is a good thing. Eating disorders are the most deadly of all mentally illnesses so better access to care is critical. But, it...

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