Eating Disorders

Attention: This is Your Holiday Priority

By Ashley Michelle Williams--The holidays are a time when we can all begin to embrace loved ones and reflect on the year. Yet the person you should be embracing the most…is yourself.

Breathe In, Breathe Out

By Shirley Wang--Whether you celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah, Kwanza or Diwali, this time of year is chock-full of get-togethers, decorations, gift-giving--and lots of food.

Raise Your Wings: What Horses Taught Me About Recovery

By Treena Hall--Imagine a world full of darkness. Imagine a world full of pain. Imagine a struggle so powerful that it takes over one's life. This world is a life bound by the chains of an eating disorder.

Body Peace or Body Wars: Seventeen’s BMI Calculator Says Underweight is “Healthy”

By Claire Mysko--Shirley Wang, 17, is recovering from anorexia. When she came across Seventeen's online BMI calculator this week, she was shocked at the results. We were too.

Lauren's Story: "Recovery takes a lot of courage"

By Jen Rubino--At only 21, my friend Lauren has been through more than most people twice her age. She has shown so much courage and her story is so inspiring.


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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.

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