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  1. 2014 LA Artist Initiative NEDA Walk

    ... for his book, Shattered Image, and his continued support and help for raising awareness with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and eating ... out of me and causes me at times to become very vain, but I find great joy and satisfaction in helping others and seeing other people rise ...

  2. You Never Gave Up On Me, Dad

    ... all those years. You told me to look within myself and to find, internally, where that passion once came from. You told me, when I was ... with the proper tools and resources, reaching out for help, and most importantly, communicating with me and inspiring me to push ...

  3. A Dark Ride – On Writing What I Know

    ... like they have an eating disorder or don’t ask for help because the stigma is overwhelming? How many people end up suffering in ... into it and let your eyes adjust. That, to me, is how we find our own way out.   If you’re looking for help to get out of your ...

  4. Finding Freedom

    ... sat down with me one day and gently said "We are getting you help." I quickly responded that I didn't know what she was talking about and I ... be afraid of truth. When you look truth in the eye- you will find strength to break out of a cocoon and learn to spread your wings like a ...

  5. Scenes from a Military Marriage: Our Journey with Binge Eating Disorder and Bulimia

    ... I can recall having to lift her from her bed, help her to the bathroom, and lower her onto the toilet (and then leave the ... share their journey openly with others, so that they might find healing as well. Both Melinda and Jim are extremely proud of, and ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Broken Never Shattered

    ... was quite different. Going through this phase and trying to find myself, I realized I didn't want attention but I felt I NEEDED control. My ... disorder. All the research I did talked about female self-help groups, tips for young women, and you'd hear about female celebrities ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. 6 Ways to Cope with Being Motherless on Mother’s Day

    ... I had a mother,” “I wish my mother had been there to help me through recovery,” and “It’s not fair that my mother is gone” ... it doesn’t hurt to ask for support in whatever form you find most helpful.  You can also reach out to trusted family or friends.  Ask ...

  10. 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. ...

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