By Annie Stewart--Oh, the joys of the holiday season. Joys? Really? For those who have once had an eating disorder or just beginning recovery or struggling to break free of ED, the holiday season is anything but joyous; in fact, it is quite the opposite.
Eating disorders are a growing epidemic on college campuses. That's why we've launched Proud2Bme On Campus, a national initiative to bring students, faculty and campus services together in the fight against eating disorders.
By Chelsea Kronengold--According to the movie Mean Girls, "Halloween is the one night a year when a girl can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it." Seriously… there is only one day a year that a girl can dress the way she wants to dress and nobody can comment or judge?!
By Claire Trainor--I want to preface this by saying a few things: I don’t mean to sound insensitive. I don’t mean to belittle the experience of suffering, because I know how real it is to hurt in the way that millions are hurt.
By Shirley Wang--I am so excited for the launch of Proud2BMe On Campus! Eating disorders are a growing concern on college campuses nationwide, and as a Counseling and Psychological Services Peer Educator at my college, I am aware of the potential difficulties and stigma attached to seeking help.
By Annie Stewart--“Hey, look at that tree, Annie. That’s just like you. Your roots go down so deep and one day you will be like that tree--reaching out, expanding, flourishing so that you can help others."