building a nation where confidence rules
By Ash Thoms--When you hear “eating disorder,” many people still picture a young, emaciated, upper-class white female.
In honor of Pride Month, Proud2Bme interviewed LGBTQ young people about their experiences with body image and eating disorders.
By Laura Porter--I’m reminded frequently (mostly by my awesome therapist) that celebrating my imperfections and the willingness to admit imperfection is a liberating process.
By Jackie DiVito--After a long battle with an eating disorder, I realized I was “in my head” a lot of the time, paralyzed by negative thoughts and unable to see my own true beauty.
By Kaitlin Irwin--You push the door open and walk into the tiny room. You hang up various articles of clothing and close the door, trapping yourself in that enclosed space with just yourself and a mirror for company.
Dr. Lesley Williams is a certified eating disorder specialist, family medicine physician and positive body image advocate.
By Katelyn Bebber--To quote Frenchie from Grease, “The only man a girl can depend on is her daddy.” Personally, nothing rings more true than that quote.
By Taylor Hite--During my last semester, I participated in Senior Exhibition, the project that topped off my recovery.
By Lauren Myers--Over the past decade, our society has become increasingly aware of what we put in our bodies.
By Dana Land--When someone does something wrong in the eyes of the social media world, judgment is handed down swiftly and with little regard for the parties involved.
By Annie Stewart--It didn’t start there. It didn’t start with an unconscious girl beside a dumpster, as if her body were equivalent to the trash surrounding her.
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