steps to take when explaining mental illness to others

“Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes…” What a great-sounding but impossible suggestion. We can muster all our empathy and strength, but we can never […] Read More

intuitive eating in eating disorder recovery: how to do it healthfully

Once I learned about the concept of intuitive eating, especially in the thick of disordered eating, I was simply appalled. I was in pure disbelief […] Read More

not so “fast”: concerns with intermittent fasting

I don’t know if it’s a good or bad thing that I’m a sucker for seeing what’s up in the world of wellness. What new […] Read More

to you, from ED: Christmas with an eating disorder

I’m a Christmas junkie. I still relish this time of year even if it has some downsides thrown in. This time of year just isn’t […] Read More

experiencing grief in eating disorder recovery

When hearing the word “grief,” we automatically think of the cliche five stages of emotions in a neat little line, all arising when a loved […] Read More

Vegan and Depressed?

Let food be thy medicine. You are what you eat. Yes, our diets are powerful. But as much as we’d like to think we know […] Read More

Dash from Dining

As is inevitable when it comes to social interaction is the situation that for those with a similar history as me might shudder: eating out, […] Read More

Take Action

Today marks a very important day. For me and for so many others. World Eating Disorders Action Day. Even before this day even begins, going […] Read More