Your Eating Disorder is Valid Even if You Don’t Have Dramatic Before and After Photos

Your eating disorder is valid even if you don’t have dramatic before and after pictures.
Your eating disorder is valid even if you didn’t lose weight.
Your eating disorder is valid even if no one noticed you were struggling.
Your eating disorder is valid if you recovered into a fat body.

Maybe You Didn’t Fail Eating Disorder Treatment, Maybe Eating Disorder Treatment Failed You

If you feel like you failed eating disorder treatment, but know that what actually failed you was a treatment program designed fundamentally for a young, well off, white, able bodied, thin woman, I see you.

You Don’t Have to be Thin, White, Young, Rich, Female, or Traumatized to Have an Eating Disorder Worthy of Treatment

Eating disorders occur all across the size, race, age, socioeconomic, gender, and mental health spectrum. You don’t have to be thin, white, young, rich, female, and traumatized to have an eating disorder worthy of treatment. Often, this is the image we’re presented with of someone with an eating disorder, but that is only one typeContinue reading “You Don’t Have to be Thin, White, Young, Rich, Female, or Traumatized to Have an Eating Disorder Worthy of Treatment”

You Are so Much More Than Your Eating Disorder

It’s easy to let your eating disorder become your identity. After all, it becomes such a big part of your life. But part of recovery is discovering who you are without your eating disorder. What do you like? What don’t you like? What’s your favorite color? Where would you like to travel? What makes youContinue reading “You Are so Much More Than Your Eating Disorder”

You are no Less Deserving of Help for Your Eating Disorder if Insurance Refuses to Pay for Treatment

Raise your hand if your health insurance has ever denied you treatment coverage for your eating disorder because they said you weren’t sick enough. Often they say your labs are fine, your weight isn’t low enough, you should have been better by now, or you’re not getting better fast enough… Insurance is literally the worst!Continue reading “You are no Less Deserving of Help for Your Eating Disorder if Insurance Refuses to Pay for Treatment”

Full Recovery From an Eating Disorder is Possible

When you’re diagnosed with an eating disorder that means you’re going to have a messed up relationship with food and body image for the rest of your life, right? Nope! But won’t I always be “in recovery”? Nope! Full recovery from an eating disorder is possible. That means no using behaviors on occasion when you’reContinue reading “Full Recovery From an Eating Disorder is Possible”