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Lady Gaga On Body Image, Bulimia

Lady Gaga oozes confidence, both on and off the stage – but is it all just an act? The famous pop singer and fashion icon recently opened up to Glamour magazine about her 10-year battle with bulimia and her struggles with body image. “I always have been [conflicted about my body],” Gaga told Glamour. “And …


Sororities And Body Image: 3 Reasons Greek Life May Be Detrimental To Young Women

It’s back-to-school season, which means that college women across the country are gearing up for rush – the process of joining sororities on their campuses. Sorority life, while not inherently problematic, can contribute to negative outcomes for women with body image issues, writes Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, on the blog Eating Disorders Hope. Shame Some …


More Research Confirms That Facebook Causes Poor Body Image

Social media is a strong influence when it comes to body image, and new research confirms that frequent Facebook use is associated with a higher risk for eating disorders. Experts from Florida State University found that even just 20 minutes of browsing on the social network was linked to lower body satisfaction than in individuals …


Compulsive Disorders Rooted In Common Brain Structure, Decision Making Patterns

People who suffer from binge eating disorder may have similar decision making patterns as people who have substance abuse issues or obsessive compulsive disorder, a new study reports. The processes could be rooted in the way the brain is structured in these individuals, researchers wrote in the journal Molecular Psychiatry. Daily decisions are either based …


Disney Defends Anorexic Minnie Mouse In Holiday Ad Campaign

Is nothing pure anymore? That’s the question many Disney fans have been asking since the corporate giant teamed up with department store Barney’s on a holiday ad campaign featuring an anorexic-looking Minnie Mouse. Minnie, along with a few of her popular Disney character friends, have received makeovers for the campaign “Electric Holiday,” which now renders …


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Day 74-Sometimes Quickly, Sometimes Slowly….

Sometimes I feel as if recovery is not happening fast enough.  Would I get better quicker if I constantly read the Big Book during my free time?  If that’s the case, maybe I’ll begin doing that on a nightly basis before I retire for the night, because I never want to experience being a newcomer …


EATING DISORDERS TREATMENT: LEAN ON ME

There is a lot to be said about having a lot of aquanitences but only a few very good friends. I’m not talking about all your friends on facebook, or should I simply say all those strangers you have never met. I’m talking about the ones that as my grandfather used to put it  in …


Periodic Problems Caused By Eating Disorders

The first sign of a female patient suffering from eating disorders is the irregularity of her menstrual periods. Some women who suffer eating disorders go without a regular menstrual period for three months at a stretch. When this irregularity is noticed in the menstrual period it is important to consult the doctor at once. The …


Celebrating International No Diet Day With A Comment On Tabloid Weight Loss

At the supermarket recently, my eye caught this display: Yes, that’s right – four weight loss cover stories, all in a single glance. We are bombarded on a daily (read: momentary) basis by content like this. Sometimes, the weight-loss plans these magazines tout as effective aren’t even responsible for said weight loss. In a feature …


Passive Aggressive

I started my new job a couple of weeks ago and enjoy it, but I’m exhausted because of it. I wish I could go into detail – actually you know what? I’ll be completely honest. I seriously thought about shutting down my blog because I’ve lost a bit of faith in the blogging community. Blogging …


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