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When An Eating Disorder Starts in Young Adulthood: Kate's Story

Here's a guest post by Kate Thieda, who's shared her recovery from an eating disorder and written a review of Jenni Schaefer's Goodbye Ed, Hello Me. Below, Kate talks about her experiences seeking treatment at 28 years old, a bit older than the typical client who goes to an eating disorder center. She also offers some words of insight to older sufferers. Remember that eating disorders don't discriminate: Anyone can suffer from an eating disorder, regardless of age, race or gender.
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Eating Disorder

NEDA Week: It's Time to Talk About Eating Disorder Myths and Facts



It's Time to Talk About It!

Yesterday, National Eating Disorders Awareness Week began. The theme for this year is: it's time to talk about eating disorders and do one thing to raise awareness. Here are the details, according to NEDA:
We live in a culture saturated with unrealistic body-image messages and almost all of us know somebody struggling with an eating disorder. Because this is true, we urge you to talk about do just one...
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On Radical Body Love, Yo-Yo Dieting & Being Healthy: A Q&A with Golda Poretsky

Today, I'm super excited to present my interview with Golda Poretsky, HHC, who operates Body Love Wellness, a health and wellness company that counsels women and men on body acceptance and healthy and intuitive eating from a health at every size approach.

I truly admire Golda's work and love her blog, which I turn to daily. In addition to her blog, Golda also has great podcasts, which you can listen to here, and a wonderful newsletter, which you can sign up for on...
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Body Image

How to Love Yourself: A Q&A with Christine Arylo of Madly In Love with ME


On Monday, I talked all about "Madly In Love with ME," an empowering movement that inspires and helps women and girls to start loving themselves. Christine Arylo is the trailblazer behind this movement. In addition to founding Madly In Love with ME, she's also author of Choosing ME Before WE, The Everywoman's Guide to Life and Love.

I'm thrilled that she took the time to answer a couple of my...
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