The Power of Hope in Eating Disorder Recovery

Hope. I'm not sure I really understood the meaning of hope till I recovered from bulimia in 2016. Y'all, it was HOPE that helped me fight that battle. Hope that kept me scaling that mountain when everything inside was screaming at me to quit. And hope that led to my ultimate victory over ten-plus years …

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When Disordered Eating Becomes an Eating Disorder: 9 Warning Signs

Since February is National Eating Disorder Awareness Month, I decided to dedicate all of this month's posts to that topic. Eating disorder awareness has personal significance to me because I recovered from bulimia in 2016, after struggling for over ten years. You can read my bulimia recovery story here. While that story goes into detail …

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A Guide for What TO Say and What NOT to Say to Someone With an Eating Disorder

If you know someone who has—or you suspect has—an eating disorder (ED), this post is for you. Understandably, you want them to recover. You may even feel desperate to help them recover. To do whatever it takes. For some, you may feel inclined to jump in and say something you think is helpful, or suggest …

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