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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  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. ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. 18 Inspiring NEDAwareness Messages of Hope and Recovery from Our Community

    ... process and you just need to accept it, move forward and find better ways for next time to prevent it.” 2. “To stand up and say ... as a week to reflect and love myself.” 14. “With the help of an amazing family, girlfriend, friends, and team I've been able to get ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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