Other Voices: Eating Disorders and Body Image

"Food is nourishment. This is an obvious fact. But eating disorders aren’t about nourishment, at least not nourishment for the body. If you have an eating disorder you eat too much or too little or of types of food that provide little or no physical sustenance..."
Read in full: Eating Disorder Recovery And Nourishing Your Right Hemisphere:
By Joanna Poppink, MFT


"This may be the most difficult task of all: keeping your eating disorder at bay. Even when you’re doing well, it always seems to be there lurking, doesn’t it? ..."
Read in full: Keeping It At Bay: by Arielle Becker
"This Mask I Wear"

"Only revealed in shadowwith steady gaze
the bare reflection

pale and colorless ..."

Read in Full: This Mask I Wear: By Angela Minard
"HB 1432 will strengthen the Illinois mental health insurance parity law by providing fair and equal insurance coverage for those suffering from anorexia nervosa and bulimia..."

Read in full: Illinois House Bill 1432 To Provide Fair and Equal Coverage For Eating Disorders: By OhYeahBabe


Information on Very Low Calorie DietsRead in full:Research on Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD) Risks: By A Pinch Of Health


Age 22 "I've always had the puppy fat, and it didn't bother me until, when I was about 9, my body became a target of bullying. So I started hating myself. My mum kept telling me it was puppy fat and it would go, but it didn't. I was teased. I was called ugly. Kids jeered at me from across the playground. I hated myself..."Read in full: The Body Image Project

picture source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelrhys/40428909/


Yucky said...


Yucky said...

PS: uhm, you probably noticed by now I have nothing remotely interesting to say, but wanted to send you a hug & happy thoughts.

MrsMenopausal said...

I don't know what the hugs are for but I'll take them, and the happy thoughts, too.
Thanks, YY. :)