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EATING DISORDER BLOGS

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What Eating Disorder Recovery Means to Me

What does recovery mean to me? To answer that question, I think it’s important to explore what I thought recovery meant...

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Eating Disorders and Back-To-School Prep during the Pandemic

Around the country, kids and teens of all ages are preparing to return to school after the summer break. The start...

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I Like to Move It, Move It: Appreciating How You Move

How do you like to move your body? Are you moving mindfully, joyfully, or are you exercising or playing sports? Movement,...

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Gender Dysphoria, Body Dysmorphia & Body Image in Trans & Non-Binary Folks

Body image issues are often the most difficult aspect of eating disorder recovery to overcome. Dialogue around eating disorders and body...

Jamie "OJ" Bushell, writer

Healing through Queerness: A Personal Story of Eating Disorder Recovery

When I first sought treatment for my eating disorder, I didn’t yet have the words to state that I was non-binary....

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Resilience in The Year of the Pandemic

Spring of 2021 marks one year since we entered the global COVID-19 pandemic, with mask-wearing and social distancing becoming a regular...

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10 Easy Ways to Reduce Stress, Now

Stress Awareness Month has been held every April since 1992. During this time, health care professionals and health promotion experts across...

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Not One More: Recovering from My Son’s Eating Disorder

When my child was in the grips of his eating disorder, every day was filled with “not one more” wishes. Not...

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How to Be Your Own Valentine

The typical vision of Valentine’s Day is one that’s filled with chocolates, flowers, love, and romance. Gone are the days of...

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3 Ways to Tune Out New Year’s Diet Ads

The coming of a new year is highly anticipated and often brings with it soaring expectations of the all too familiar...

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