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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 4 Ways to Self-Care This Holiday Season

    ... self-care tips that I have found useful, and I hope they can help others as well: 1. Get enough sleep. It’s easy to stay up ... my desk area often piles up with work. When I reorganize, I find that it helps my mind feel on-task to complete any work that I have and ...

    _admin_communic... - 12/29/2016 - 12:26pm

  6. Poll: 46% of Twitter Respondents Reported That Their School Has No Eating Disorders Resources

    ... reach out and seek treatment. Luckily, NEDA is here to help. NEDA offers a variety of services such as an online screening tool , a ... volunteers. In addition to these services, educators can find information about eating disorders as well as ways to support young people ...

    _admin_communic... - 09/29/2017 - 3:36pm

  7. Embarking on the Long Road to Recovery

    ... I felt so guilty, but I couldn’t stop. I wanted someone to help me, but didn't know what to do. My mom found out I had not been attending ... things and I think one of the most important things is to find someone you can trust. My mom was there for me through the ups and downs. ...

    _admin_communic... - 04/12/2017 - 5:32pm

  8. My Fighting Spirit

    ... meal replacement drinks with as many calories as he could find!   A couple of years have now passed, and so much has changed. I am now getting the help I need for my eating disorder. I go to individual therapy weekly, group ...

    Anonymous - 05/22/2015 - 2:38pm

  9. The Un-edited Version of My Life

    ... and soul got separated and as I felt stuck- I know I can find it again.  The tailcoat I was chasing was an illusion; a cloak being ... front of me by an eating disorder.  I caught it with some help and now I am turning around, ready to take a new path.      I have ...

    _admin_programs - 11/05/2014 - 9:38am

  10. A Mother's Day Message

    ... At NEDA, we know it can be frustrating when you want to help your child, but don’t know where to start. In an attempt to address some ... locate  treatment options in your area, or help you find answers to any questions you may have. If you are a mother (or ...

    _admin_communic... - 05/06/2016 - 2:22pm

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