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Dream Big: Body Image and Eating Disorder Recovery

Callie Bowld is my favorite kind of writer. She is authentic, bold, and hilarious! Below, with her inspiring story, you are sure to find hope for eating disorders recovery. She discusses a turning point moment, one that provided momentum toward body acceptance and, ultimately, toward life. Thanks, Callie, for having the…Read More

How Can I Nourish My Child Through an Eating Disorder?

I struggled with eating-disordered thoughts and behaviors for over twenty years, and even I don’t fully understand the illness. So, I never could expect my family to understand. Yet, as a young adult when I finally sought help for anorexia nervosa, I did need my family to listen to me,…Read More

5 Tips for Parents of Teens with Eating Disorders

I’m not often completely stumped by questions asked by those attending my presentations. But I was recently unsure of how to respond to a question asked about teenagers and eating disorders. While raising a teenager can be incredibly rewarding, it can also be very challenging. A complicating factor is that…Read More

Life Without Ed, 10 Years Out

I have never been married, but I am happily divorced. Ed and I lived together for more than 20 years. He was abusive, controlling and never once hesitated to tell me what he thought, how I was doing it wrong and what I should be doing instead. I hated him,…Read More

Healthy, Touching Thighs: How I Fought to Get Rid of My Thigh Gap

In today’s hashtag world, the #thighgap promises happiness. But I know from personal experience that no amount of space between your thighs can make you happy. So, when my Almost Anorexic coauthor, clinical psychologist Jennifer J. Thomas, and I were invited to appear on “The Dr. Oz Show” as experts…Read More