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Artist Explores The Many Facets Of Binge Eating

Being able to embrace the discomfort that comes with any eating disorder is a way to cope with the darkness, says artist Lee Price. In a recent interview with Mashable, Price explains how her series of self-portraits about binge eating are a reflection of this struggle. “When we are not able to sit with uncomfortable …


Juicerexia: When Juicing Becomes An Eating Disorder

Is it possible that an obsession with juicing is just an eating disorder in disguise? Last year, Dr. Oz shed light on what continues to be a growing trend, calling it “juicerexia.” “Addicted to the rapid weight loss, some woman are taking this new diet craze to dangerous extremes,” said Dr. Oz. “Women who do …


Parents And Children Perceive Eating Disorders Differently

When it comes to eating disorder behaviors, parents and children aren’t seeing things eye-to-eye, new research reports. A study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders found that adolescents reported more severe eating disorder thoughts and beliefs than their parents did – a fact that should concern families struggling with a member who has …


How Your Diet Affects Your Brain And Contributes To Eating Problems

The psychology of eating disorders says that disordered eating starts in the mind. But researchers have only taken that theory so far. True, eating disorders are often linked to underlying psychological problems, but new research suggests they are also linked to brain chemistry. Findings presented at Neuroscience 2012, the annual conference for the Society of …


Eating Disorders Could Begin In Grade School

Though most eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia are associated with teens and young adults, researchers warn parents that children as young as 8 years old can have hidden psychological issues. The team adds that restrictive eating patterns could emerge before a child reaches adolescence. The Study Researchers from the University of Montreal in Canada …


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Serenity Now

I was reading some thoughts my friends at Branches Counseling shared the other day, and they struck me as very powerful. Serenity; Definition. (n.) The quality or state of being serene; clearness and calmness; quietness; stillness; peace. Serenity is what we all strive for. It’s where happiness begins. But what gets in the way of …


By The Way, I’m A Superhero

My master plan was to take a break from blogging to write multiple  blog posts in advance and also write some fiction. I haven’t been able to write fiction at all this year, I think because I’ve been so distracted by my Eating Disorder. You know how some ‘artistes’ find they’re inspired by melancholy and …


Dear ED,

Remember back in September when I was shocked by the way had slowly, insidiously crept back into my world? Just weeks after that sad observation I left for treatment, thinking, apparently mistakenly, that it would the process through which we would disentangle ourselves. I was wrong – you conned me into believing that I was …


EATING DISORDER TREATMENT….THE PRINCESS AND THE PROGRAM

I’ll never forget the first time I was looking into eating disorder treatment. I was about 27 and didn’t have a clue what to do. I had denied the fact that I needed help for 5 years, despite that I knew deep down inside I was pretty screwed up. Choosing treatment to me wasn’t based …


Why Would You Choose To Watch Movies From Putlocker?

There are various reasons which will indicate towards the option of watching movies from an online store. The reason behind this is that, various online websites such as putlocker, the process of watching movies is just as easy as the method of connecting your device to any of the online rental site and going through …


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