Michelle Zaydlin

Michelle Zaydlin is a medical student, an animal lover and an eating disorder advocate. She strives to use her own experiences to inspire others, to help those around her and to promote health and recovery. She hopes to pursue a career in pediatric psychiatry and continue to work in eating disorder awareness and education. In her free time you can find her crafting, spending time with her pets, Shadow and Milo, or enjoying sunshine on the beach in Puerto Rico.

About Us

Proud2Bme is an online community created by and for teens. We cover everything from fashion and beauty to news, culture, and entertainment—all with the goal of promoting positive body image and encouraging healthy attitudes about food and weight.

This site was developed in partnership with Riverduinen and made possible by generous contributions from JPMorgan Chase, Globant, the University of Delaware, and The Hilda & Preston Davis Foundation.

Proud2Bme was first launched in the Netherlands by Riverduinen, a mental health organization that has licensed the concept to the National Eating Disorders Association. Unless otherwise noted, all original content on this site is copyright The National Eating Disorders Association. The Proud2Bme brand, logos, and trademarks are property of Rivierduinen.