People sometimes think they understand eating disorders because they can “relate.” They can relate to feeling unattractive, or not liking their body, or wanting to meet societal beauty standards. They too have skipped a meal, or forced themselves to exercise, or haven’t liked what they see in the mirror. And that’s what an eating disorder is, right?
When I arrived as a freshman on my college campus, I immediately searched for support. Continue reading →
Part of what made recovery so difficult was how eating disordered behavior was, and still is, reinforced by mainstream culture.Continue reading →
How do you know when you’re recovered?
As with all things recovery, there is no checklist. What’s a big deal for one person’s recovery might not be all that important for someone else’s. But, here are the some of the reasons I consider myself recovered:Continue reading →