F**k yeah, feminists!: Open Letter to the... →
fuckyeahfeminists: I already know how our conversation would go. I’ll ask you to please not dress up as a bastardized version of my culture for Halloween, and you’ll reply that it’s “just for fun” and I should “get over it.” You’ll tell me that you “weren’t doing it to be offensive” and that “everyone knows…
5 common ED misconceptions →
ANOTHER GRANT CYCLE for ED research!!! →
Yet another grant now open for ED research! Spread the word!
Attention Eating Disorder... →
Grant apps are up and running for research on the biological causes of eating disorders. This is CRUCIAL research and work in a field that is still very much in its infancy compared to other mental illness and health illnesses. Please pass the link along to scientists and professionals you know in the field!
"Body Empowerment" - Questions, topic requests,...
Hey everyone! I hope you’ve had a chance by now to watch the latest episode of “Body Empowerment” about self-forgiveness. If not, I hope you will! I’m taking questions/requests for future “Body Empowerment” episode topics. If you have any specific questions you’d like answered regarding body image, eating disorder recovery, or healing, please feel free...
The problem I keep seeing is that recovery and recovered are social constructs,...– Rachael Lauren Stern of the Eating Disorder Activists Network (quote first featured in “…Until Eating Disorders Are No More” blog post “Defining Recovery?”)
NEDA launches new teen online community!!! →
Just received information about this incredible new site in the NEDA newsletter (the below is directly from their newsletter email!): NEDA is thrilled to announce the launch of Proud2Bme, our new online community created for teens by teens. Proud2Bme is a unique space where teens can connect with each other, get expert advice, and find inspiration to take action for change. We’ll cover...
Defining Eating Disorder Recovery →
Excellent addition to the ongoing conversation about defining eating disorder recovery. Check out this post by Matt from his blog “…Until Eating Disorders Are No More.”
Bulimia changes the brain →
Wow. What boggles my mind the most, is that these sorts of articles don’t end up in publications with wider circulations. This is IMPORTANT stuff!
EDs more common than diabetes among youth →
NYC Therapist and NYU DPhiE ANAD Candlelight Vigil... →
Last night I have the pleasure and privilege of speaking at the NYU chapter of DPhiE’s annual ANAD vigil with Christel Parker LMFT, a psychotherapist who specializes in eating disorders. Thanks to DPhiE and Christel for a wonderful, inspiring, and engaging evening!
EDs and Insurance... →
By choosing recovery and risking to be real, we set the healthy boundaries that...– Charles L. Whitfield (via dundonian)
CAUSING A RUHCUS! Radically Unapologetic Healing!:... →
thebodyisnotanapology: Well folks, Firstly, we apologize for having been away so long. We have been spreading RUHCUS around the country. From the Women of HOPE SPRINGS Women’s Writing and Performance Workshop in Peebles, Ohio to the National Poetry Slam secret RUHCUS meeting in Cambridge, MA, we have been…
The facts on getting support →
mengeteatingdisorderstoo: Men with eating disorders may not always recognise their symptoms and therefore it can take a long time for them to seek the help they need. It is common for someone affected by an eating disorder to deny it and they may refuse to acknowledge anything is wrong if someone tries to confront them about it.
400 YouTube subscribers!!! →
As of this morning, I officially have 400 YouTube subscribers. It’s like a hundred for every year I’ve been posting videos about eating disorder recovery and body empowerment. If you’re a YouTube fan, self-love fan, or recovery fan, check out my series “Body Empowerment.” The newest episode will air on October 17. Thereafter, new episodes will post the first and third...
Letting go of Perfect... →
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