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Bulimia Nervosa

Might Your College Student Have an Eating Disorder? How to Tell, What to Do

Jennie J. Kramer, MSW, LCSW | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennie J. Kramer, MSW, LCSW

If you're feeling uneasy and concerned that your college-age daughter or son might have an eating disorder, this is a perfect time to think the problem through and figure out whether help might be needed.

Size of Being Buried Alive

Karen Cigna | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Cigna

Learning that I am more than the size of my body is allowing is about learning to love myself from the inside out through thin and thick times.

You Won't Believe This Magazine Art Director's Rant in Defense of Photoshopping Girls

Karl Gude | Posted 02.16.2014 | Women
Karl Gude

"Sorry, as a magazine editor, I know what it's like to flip through dozens of shots to find the right one. And, do you know what gets my e-mail gong? "That shot, her lipstick is smudged. Her shirt is wrinkled."

Our Teen Girls and the Obsession With Size 0

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Talk to your daughters about how there is no virtue in striving for being a 0 in any realm of life. See if you can get your daughters to see this size as ludicrous. Use humor if you have to. Most importantly, let your daughters know that you are aware of these sizes and that they are unacceptable to you.

Giving My Birthday Away to a Terminally Ill Friend

Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh | Posted 09.23.2013 | Impact
Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh

One of my dearest friends, Charlotte, is dying of cancer. Her doctors are not promising her any more birthdays, so I've decided to give her mine: September 29.

Bullying and Body Image: How Bullying Leads to Eating Disorders

Tennie McCarty | Posted 05.06.2013 | Parents
Tennie McCarty

Bullying can have long-lasting results on the bullied, and in some cases, may lead to eating disorders, according to UK Charity Beat.

Standing Up to an Eating Disorder

North by Northwestern | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
North by Northwestern

I’m telling my story in the hopes that people can begin to realize that eating disorders and mental disorders can affect everyone. What I am doing is something that has scared me for a long time, but I feel like it is something I need to do.

Top 5 Myths About Bulimia

Tennie McCarty | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Tennie McCarty

Breaking through the common myths surrounding bulimia nervosa can help lead to healing. Understanding the truth may be what leads you or someone you love to getting the help that is needed to overcome this deadly disease.

Battling Bulimia: An Open Letter

Lindsay Simone Meirowitz | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Simone Meirowitz

I know you're bulimic because I've felt your pain and I've suffered your story. Then again, I also know what life is like on the other side -- but only because I sought help.