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NEDA Week: The Correlation Between Eating Disorders and the Fear of Aging

Even more than the diet and weight loss advertisements plaguing media, anti-aging tells both men and women that aging is not good. We are taught that despite living far longer than our ancestors, we are constantly expiring.

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My journey through ED, TBD

My eating disorder developed very subtly and took me a couple years to even detect. Counting calories is inevitably disastrous for a perfectionist, and all of the health crazes led me to develop orthorexia. I wasn't starving myself and I wasn't purging, but I was obsessing over healthy foods. Those who haven't struggled with disordered eating… Continue reading My journey through ED, TBD

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NEDA Week: Let’s talk

This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, which has me reflecting a lot upon my struggles with disordered eating. I think people mistake awareness of an issue like this to be awareness of the symptoms. “If you are restricting yourself from eating more than 1000 calories a day, be aware that you might have… Continue reading NEDA Week: Let’s talk