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Author Elizabeth smiling and discussing recovery.
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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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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6 Tips to Get through Thanksgiving

Many see Thanksgiving as a way of connecting with family by coming together and enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving meal. However, when…

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Intuitive Eating Practices During the Holidays

The holiday season is around the corner and it can be a difficult time to navigate when you have an eating…

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Our Response to Weight Stigma Week 2020

Dear Community, We were thrilled when Chevese Turner and the organization she founded—Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA)—joined forces with NEDA in…

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Facing Barbecue Season with an Eating Disorder during COVID-19

As the weather warms up, many cities and states are loosening the stay-at-home orders enacted to combat COVID-19. This increased leeway…

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Celebrating Pride Month During a Pandemic

It’s June. And we’re still in a pandemic. So, is it safe to gather in groups to celebrate Pride yet? That’s…

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