I would not be here today without the people who showed me I was loved and reminded me not only that I had so much to live for, but that they believed in me, even when I couldn't believe in myself.
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Ever since female beauty -- and worth -- became equated with thinness, women have tried some truly unbelievable ways to lose weight.
In recent mon...
I have read other women's stories and always commented anonymously on how strong they are and how I hope to one day be able to share mine too. I'm not sure I feel confident and strong, I just feel ready.
After waking up and going to the bathroom, nothing was more important than what would become an everyday ritual for junior Chrissy Richardson: weighin...
Eating disorders come in all shapes and sizes. They don't discriminate by size, weight, ethnicity, gender, culture, age, or anything else.
Instead of simply taking an antidepressant, there are many other ways to approach what at first appears to be strictly a psychological problem.
I didn't really seek treatment. Treatment sought me. What I mean was that it wasn't until my freshman year at college that I really admitted to having an eating problem.
In anticipation of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, here's a tip sheet to help guide some thinking about not just eating disorders, but the much more common phenomenon: disordered eating.
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