Posts Tagged ‘ED’
The day my eating disorder could no longer hide
Lying on the scanning table, my mind wanders, mentally running through tasks to complete before heading home. After comfortably (obliviously) shielding myself with denial, my default for 21 years, lying on this table is a mundane task. Blood tests, ultrasounds,..
Lived experience stories to boost understanding of eating disorders
People with eating disorders can’t afford to wait – so what can be done to overcome misconceptions about this illness? The team at Body Brave and Canada’s National Initiative for Eating Disorders (NIED) is arranging an event where people with limited knowledge..
Help researchers understand ED recovery process – share your story in survey
Through collaboration, solutions will be found to the eating disorder mystery. We can all help. Including you. Your experience counts! In many, many important ways. For instance, Kelly Romano, a student in Florida State University’s Mental Health Counseling M.S./Ed.S program, is completing..
Teeth literally crumbled out of my mouth: how ED can cause a dental debacle
If you have an eating disorder, feel no shame and tell your dentist. This is the message from Holly, who is sharing her story to emphasise the importance of dental care when suffering an eating disorder. For many years, Holly had nothing..