eating disorders

There is a large population of people who suffer from undiagnosed, and therefore untreated, eating disorders. Many people are shocked to discover this and have a hard time believing that they were not able to identify the symptoms of an eating disorder; after all, they are obvious, right? What do you think of when you… read more

The idea that media is a powerful influence on self-image and self-worth is not new. Global campaigns to reflect the normal, healthy, human body in all forms of media have spawned such changes as the creation of proportionately more realistic dolls and retail store clothing mannequins, along with education about the unhealthy extremes that fashion… read more

After  Eating Disorder treatment ends there can be times when a stressor can become overwhelming and cause a return to the familiar patterns of the Eating Disorder. If symptoms re-appear it’s important to seek support early to prevent the Eating Disorder thoughts and patterns from becoming entrenched. A return for treatment provides an important opportunity… read more

Way to go BuzzFeed for educating people on Eating Disorders! It’s always encouraging to see Eating Disorder Awareness discussed in the mainstream media. The below list of “12 Things People Don’t Understand About Eating Disorders” recently appeared in BuzzFeed. Educating people by removing sterotypes will allow more people to seek help when they realize an Eating… read more

You may have seen this post on our Facebook Page. The advice is amazingly accurate! Don’t allow an #EatingDisorder to prevent you from loving who you are! Eating Disorders are insidious in nature and can tear down the person that you are inside. Don’t forget, you are a strong and wonderful person! If you’re battling Anorexia, Bulimia… read more

Learn more about eating disorders through blogs At Healthline.com.ru2.gsr.awhoer.net, they’ve compiled 18 of the Best Eating Disorder Blogs of the year. ED blogs can offer great insight into eating disorders like Anorexia and Bulimia. This can be helpful for younger women and men (or their parents) as they’re learning about the symptoms, complications and treatment… read more

Making the important decision to get help with an eating disorder like Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder or EDNOS should not be limited by dealing with your insurance company. But often, it is. With over 10 million women, men, and teens suffering from eating disorders every year – and with many of them seeking help… read more

Let’s face it.  We all want to fit in. We tell ourselves that we are individuals but we imitate what we see around us.   For the most part, we dress alike, talk alike, work alike, and live many aspects of our lives just like our neighbors. So is it any wonder our kids want to… read more

A favorite movie of mine is called “What About Bob” starring Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss.  In this inspirational and funny story, Bob is having a hard time recovering from fear and anxieties.  His therapist, Dr. Leo Marvin tells him to focus on doing things one day at a time – one moment at a… read more

This week’s blog is dedicated to individuals who are currently being held in captivity by their eating disorder but find it too frightening to ask for help. Loved ones may be encouraging you to seek treatment but you are blinded by the allure of what your eating disorder has promised but not yet delivered. Eating… read more