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Eating Disorders on the Rise After Our Pandemic Year

Eating Disorders on the Rise After Our Pandemic Year

BY Kathy Katella For some of us, weight is just a number on the bathroom scale. Others may wish they weighed less (or sometimes more) but don’t think all that much about it. For those with an eating disorder, however—a category that can include people of all shapes...

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Celebrating Eating Disorder Recovery

Celebrating Eating Disorder Recovery

I had the pleasure of being a speaker at the 2018 Baltimore NEDA Walk this past weekend. For the few days prior I kept wondering what to say to the crowd. Typically, I speak about my own experience with an eating disorder and the plight of males who often forgo...

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Sometimes Recovery Takes A While

Sometimes Recovery Takes A While

Clients, family, and even outside providers are often frustrated by the length of time clients are in active treatment for an eating disorder. While we all wish this was a sprint to the finish line, the truth is this is a marathon. It takes months, years, and even a...

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What Treatment Looks Like For Bulimia Disorder

What Treatment Looks Like For Bulimia Disorder

The thoughts of food can consume every aspect, minute, and ounce of energy of the day for someone with an eating disorder (ED). That fixation on food, weight and shape can be a way to avoid focusing on the other anxieties of life. It becomes a way to cope. Eventually...

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