Eating Disorders

Getting Through a Breakup When You Have an Eating Disorder

By Hannah Pesch--There’s no denying that breakups are always hard. It can take months—even years—to completely heal and be ready to move on. When you have an eating disorder (ED), it can be even harder.

Why I Chose to Study Abroad in Recovery

By Lauren Myers--“I think there’s something seriously wrong with me,” I tell my twin brother after our morning junior high school choir practice.

Connected by Our Stories of Hope: Reflections from the 2016 NEDA Conference

By Joanna Kay--Three years ago, I walked into an intake assessment at the Renfrew Center expecting to get a recommendation for a nutritionist. Instead, I was told as gently yet plainly as possible that I had a severe eating disorder and that I needed intensive treatment—now.

5 Things to Consider Before Taking a Nutrition Class

By Katrin Alyss--At the urging of both my therapist and my husband, I recently dropped a nutrition class. The main reason it was challenging for me was constantly hearing about the number of calories in the foods I was eating.

“Assisted Bulimia” Tool Negates the Seriousness of Eating Disorders

By Kaitlin Irwin--By now, you’ve probably heard of the AspireAssist, the newest weight-loss tool that is being deemed “Assisted Bulimia.”

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