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  1. What Marriage Equality Has to Do With Eating Disorders

    ... to the socio-economic issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community, we will hopefully see even greater equality for LGBTQ+ identified individuals, ... allies. Congratulations and thank you for your amazing work! We also would like to extend a congratulations to all of those individuals who ...

  2. What it’s Like to Struggle with Bipolar Disorder and an Eating Disorder

    ... Bipolar disorder is often laughed at and invalidated. We look at Amanda Bynes’ Twitter rampages and ridicule her. We don’t know ... combat it and sent me on my way. Many eating disorder skills do not directly correlate to mood disorder coping skills. When I am ...

  3. Circus Performer Kayla Dyches is Using Aerial Art to Overcome Anorexia

    ... this exclusive interview, Kayla discusses her turning point, what recovery means to her, body image, and more.  Anna Kilar: What does ... scary. It’s not the change in itself; it’s the fear that we might fail. I don’t look at it as failure though, because everything is a ...

  4. “Lighter Than My Shadow” is the Eating Disorder Memoir You’ve Been Waiting For

    ... taboo topics makes for an honest portrayal of the darkness we battle in recovery, but there is a balanced sense of hope. We had the chance ... her work, how art was an outlet in recovery for her and what drove her to share her story through this platform. Diana Denza: Can ...

  5. Mirror, Mirror On The Wall . . . Why Is The ‘Me’ I See In You Not Who I Am At All?

    ... to track how many people visit your blog every day and what posts they look at.  Recently, I noticed that an entry I re-posted on ... life “look” like, particularly a woman’s life, if we were never afforded the chance to see our reflection? Stated another way:  ...

  6. Crying at Her Reflection

    ... in the media to the objectification of women in ads is what drew me into it in the first place. I saw my body in the future, slowly ... all diseases do. So many eating disorders are invisible, and we never know who is fighting this silent battle at any age, any size, and in ...

  7. NEDAwareness Week 2015 Recap!

    ... This NEDAwareness week was a huge success and we could not have done it without the love and support of all of you out there. ... disorders. We had a Tweet Chat entitled, Active EDs: What Athletes, Coaches and Trainers Need to Know about Eating Disorders , ...

  8. Questions to Ask Treatment Providers

    ... TO ASK WHEN INTERVIEWING A TREATMENT PROVIDER  What is your experience and how long have you been treating eating disorders? ... how long will the treatment process take? When will we know it’s time to stop treatment? What is your availability in an ...

  9. "The Student Body" Filmmaker Bailey Webber is Exposing the Truth Behind the BMI

    ... children of all ages whose bodies fall out of the range of what’s deemed “acceptable” by the government, an issue that is occurring ... a face to these kids will cause a dramatic change in the way we understand obesity and see the people who are suffering from it. NEDA: ...

  10. NEDA Responds to Your Most Common #NEDACon Questions!

    ... learn more about eating and body image issues. Below, we’ve answered some common questions you may have about our conference:  ... how to support individuals with an eating disorder. Q: What is the conference about? A: The conference will focus on ...

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