National Eating Disorders Association

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  1. 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 ...

  2. “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 ...

  3. 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:  ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 , ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. "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: ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Graphic Novel “Ink in Water” Portrays Eating Disorder Recovery Through a Punk-Feminist Lens

    ... punk doesn’t make you immune to eating disorders. We chatted with Davis about her new book, the twists and turns of recovery, and ... text “NEDA” to the Crisis Text Line at 741741. What initially motivated you to write Ink in Water ?  I've wanted to ...

  10. ‘I Want Black Disabled Girls to be Seen and Heard in Mainstream Media’

    ... against the continued lack of representation and acceptance. We chatted with journalist Keah Brown—who is taking a stand on social media ... celebrating disabled bodies, activism, inclusion, and what she hopes to achieve next.  Diana Denza: Can you tell us a ...

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