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  1. I am Good Enough for My Recovery

    ... to me and we decided that I was going to get professional help. When I met the doctor, I was not diagnosed with anything, but she said ... enough for anyone. By freshman year, I was determined to find myself. I filled up my schedule with outrageous classes, put on a happy ...

    Anonymous - 03/02/2016 - 2:35pm

  2. This Christmas, focus on relationships - and let food take care of itself

    ... from its near neighbor, disordered eating. If you find you are thinking about food a lot, if you are making 'food rules' in a bid ... that yep, this is an illness, and we can learn skills to help overcome it. Especially if we work together. Written by Jennifer J. ...

    _admin_communic... - 01/15/2015 - 2:18pm

  3. Loving the REAL Me

    ... that took so much valuable time out of my life. With the help and support of my amazing husband and children, family and friends and the ... as it is only through a strong support system that I will find strength. Recovery and enjoying life again is truly possible. ...

    Anonymous - 12/30/2013 - 10:41am

  4. 10 Simple Ways to Practice Self-Love

    ... first and foremost holds merit, but assisting others can help get us there. Volunteer work can serve as a healthy distraction from ... energy into articulating the wonder of you instead. If you find that challenging, make a list of your life’s blessings. Studies ...

    _admin_communic... - 09/21/2016 - 10:15am

  5. In Remembrance: Karyn Tendler’s Story

    ... to be strong enough to share her hard-earned wisdom and help others recover. This quality was one of the most beautiful parts of her ... for a scholarship to attend the annual NEDA Conference and find the support and resources they need to try to overcome their battle. We ...

    _admin_communic... - 12/07/2016 - 2:15pm

  6. Lynn Chen, Actress and Blogger

    ... of “freedom” had been planted in my brain and I would find myself on the street an hour after eating, convincing myself I just needed ... and third anniversary. I’ve gotten through it with the help of my husband and my eating disorders specialist – but also through ...

    admin - 11/05/2014 - 9:40am

  7. "Lessons That I Wish I Knew Before" and More from Dr. Insel, Director of the NIMH

    ... the field of genetics, Dr. Insel said it was challenging to find the right sets of rules for kids so different. Both kids turned out to be ... “She came home for Thanksgiving and told us she needed help. I was a professor of psychiatry but knew no one to turn to. A private ...

    _admin_communic... - 01/15/2015 - 3:21pm

  8. There is ALWAYS Hope!

    ... live free of my eating disorder. I never imagined I could find peace with my body and freedom from the security of obsession. I spent ... fighting and it gave me the courage to finally reach out for help.  There is always the possibility of recovery; it is not easy and it is ...

    admin - 12/30/2013 - 10:54am

  9. Former American Elite Gymnast Vanessa Atler Speaks Out About Eating Disorder

    ... most rewarding aspect of coaching has been “being able to help in the process of [the gymnasts] becoming strong, beautiful women,” says ... Atler believes that “health is number one. If you cannot find people who can support and bring you confidence in yourself, then ...

    _admin_communic... - 07/13/2017 - 1:20pm

  10. How Can Eating Disorders Professionals Better Serve the Autistic Community?

    ... with my first child that I finally felt like someone would help me obtain nutrition (for the sake of the baby) because I developed ... comforting stim is in the texture of various foods, and they find that they gravitate towards these foods daily (sometimes several times ...

    _admin_communic... - 04/27/2017 - 9:58am

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