Tag: eating disorder awareness

What You Never Knew About Eating Disorders and Suicide

Recently I was interviewed by an editor at Cosmo regarding my past battles with an eating disorder. Following significant trauma and the divorce of my parents at age eight, I decided I wanted to be thin more than anything else

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My Story is Featured in the Tennessean!

Check this out! Wow- I am so grateful! This was posted online Friday and will print in the Gallatin and Hendersonville papers this Wednesday. http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/local/hendersonville/2015/04/02/hendersonville-author-raises-awareness-eating-disorders/70857202/ Do you know of anyone who has suffered from an eating disorder or had a

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My Eating Disorder Saved My Life. Please Help Me Save Others!

Many of you may already know I suffered a 10-year battle with anorexia and bulimia as a teenager and young adult. There weren’t any Eating Disorder Awareness Programs back then, and I kept my behavior a secret for years until

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Book Review: Skin and Bones

Skin and Bones is the first fiction book I’ve read which tackles the delicate subject of eating disorders and Sherry Shahan nails it! Personally, I am a 20+ yr ED survivor with 24 weeks total in-patient treatment and countless more

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Eating Disorders and College Students

Eating Disorders are rampant on college campuses. According to this article from The Seattle Times, key warning signs of eating disorders include: •Dramatic weight loss •Preoccupation with food •Excuses to avoid mealtimes •A rigid, extreme exercise regime, despite bad weather,

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