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  1. My Recovery Narrative

    ... stop. I can’t stop. I want to stop, but I can’t. I need help.” I realized that any state of being would be better without my eating ... moment of clarity, my mother made the necessary calls to find a treatment center that would help me. We made the drive up to ...

    Anonymous - 03/06/2014 - 10:44am

  2. Dear KJ: How Can I Talk to My Parents About Getting Treatment?

    ... Me More," and "On Air with Ryan Seacrest," among others. Find her at kjerstingruys.com . How can I open a conversation with my ... good idea!) Writing down a short list of talking points will help you remember everything, and it will help you get back on track if the ...

    _admin_communic... - 03/03/2017 - 4:47pm

  3. 5 Ways to Challenge Body Bullying

    ... and promote positive body image in school-aged children to help prevent eating disorders? Below are five tips we brainstormed to help ... You can call the NEDA Helpline at (800) 931-2237 to find out more about eating disorders and the best ways to address your concerns ...

    _admin_communic... - 10/18/2016 - 12:32pm

  4. Toolkits

    ... member or friend affected by an eating disorder. You will find answers to your insurance questions; signs, symptoms and medical ... and young people who may be affected, this information will help you. Learn more. Coach & Athletic Trainer Toolkit The ...

    admin - 03/27/2017 - 3:32pm

  5. 50 YEARS OF FREEDOM FROM ANOREXIA

    ... only thirteen, how could that be? Where could I turn for help? Fifty years ago, there were very few specialists in eating disorders, and ... Miss Dix, my history/pe teacher encouraged me to find a sport I enjoyed and consider joining a team sport. I wasn't sure I was ...

    Anonymous - 05/20/2015 - 11:04am

  6. 15 Things Every Caregiver Should Know About Navigating Eating Disorders

    ... 3. “Try to understand me. Read up on my disorder; find out all you can about the eating/restricting/self-harm/depression.” ... 8. “Showing love and genuine concern is the best way to help someone with an eating disorder. Anger or condemnation is never helpful. ...

    _admin_communic... - 06/06/2017 - 11:37am

  7. Healthy Body Image Tips for Pregnant Women and New Mothers

    ... experience with disordered eating. That means we need to find prenatal and postpartum healthcare providers who are knowledgeable and ... Remember that there is nothing shameful about asking for help. It’s the most courageous thing you can do for yourself and your baby. ...

    tsegarra - 10/05/2017 - 4:00pm

  8. Swallowed Whole

    ... or reading that covers this subject. I could never find a resource for help and felt too ashamed to tell anyone because I considered myself a freak— ...

    Anonymous - 06/16/2015 - 1:48pm

  9. Recovery – It’s Like Learning to Ride a Bicycle

    ... and adolescents, but many miss the opportunity for this help, and the illness becomes embedded in our identity, masterly manipulating ... up. When they let the trainer wheels go, they excitedly find they have more freedom and can go faster, they can go anywhere they like. ...

    _admin_communic... - 01/25/2016 - 3:06pm

  10. Slips, Lapses and Relapses

    ... However, going back with a realistic treatment plan can help facilitate the recovery process. Trust your team. Follow their ... frequently and weigh yourself often. You skip meals or find ways to purify yourself after eating. You get irritable around the ...

    tsegarra - 10/05/2017 - 4:10pm

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