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Alyssa B. Sheinmel
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ALYSSA B. SHEINMEL is the author of The Stone Girl (on sale August 28, 2012), The Beautiful Between and The Lucky Kind. She grew up in Northern California and New York, and attended Barnard College. Alyssa lives and writes in New York City. You can visit her on the Web at

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Social Bodies, 'Glee' and Me

(0) Comments | Posted December 6, 2012 | 9:19 AM

I'd always read that eating disorders could be socially isolating, and it's pretty hard to argue with that. By my senior year of college, deep into my own body-obsession, I spent night after night in my dorm room instead of out with friends, because "out with friends" inevitably involved calories...

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My 'In-Between' Eating Disorder

(110) Comments | Posted August 22, 2012 | 10:25 AM

Flash back: It is Sunday night, my senior year of college and I am curled over the toilet in my dorm. Chicken fried rice. I order it every Sunday, and every Sunday, I vomit it right back up. I live in this suite with three other girls, only one of...

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