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Restoring Faith in God in Eating Disorder Recovery

September 25, 2017

Contributor: Kirsten Haglund, Community Relations Representative for Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center and Founder and President of the Kirsten Haglund Foundation The term eating disorder is exceptionally ill-fitting as a descriptor. While disordered eating and weight control behaviors are usually […]

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After Eating Disorder Treatment, is Marriage Better or Worse?

September 24, 2017

When a couple commits to one another, “through sickness and health until death do us part,” there is often minimal understanding of the gravity of this statement until one actually goes through it. Walking with someone you love through sickness, […]

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Yulia Lipnitskaia’s Retirement Due to Complications from Anorexia

September 23, 2017

Anorexia Forces Gold Medalist Yulia Lipnitskaia to Retire “The girl in red,” “a tiny genius,” “the future of figure skating,” “a little legend [telegraph].” These are just some of the titles accredited to powerhouse figure skater and Olympic gold-medalist Yulia […]

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Combatting Diet Culture on Social Media

September 23, 2017

Diets are everywhere in our society. It is almost impossible to go anywhere without having to face or hear about a new diet or weight loss program. Social media, which is prevalent and almost the major use of communication also […]

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Ways to Help Your Friend in Anorexia Recovery

September 23, 2017

There are many ways to support a loved one who is struggling with anorexia nervosa, and working towards eating disorder recovery. Often, many individuals will support a loved one prior to and during treatment, but post-treatment is a crucial time […]

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Can I Accept My Body at It’s Natural, Comfortable Weight?

September 22, 2017

Many people today struggle with body image or accepting where their body’s natural weight may fall. Research surveys have found that approximately 91% of women are unhappy with their bodies and engage in dieting behaviors in order to achieve what […]

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Woman struggling with BED

How to Curb Compulsive Eating in BED Recovery

September 21, 2017

Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is an eating disorder that includes overeating and compulsive eating. It can be damaging to both your physical and emotional health. Often those who engage in compulsive overeating in binge eating disorder will often overeat, at […]

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Raising Awareness for Orthorexia

September 19, 2017

Orthorexia, not a diagnosis but something that is becoming more prevalent in the eating disorder field. It has been around since the late 1990s and early 2000s and presents itself as a lifestyle that involves clean or healthful eating. It […]

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How Cutting Weight For Sports May Foster Disordered Eating

September 18, 2017

Athletes across the board are facing increasing competition on all levels, including high school, collegiate sports, professional athletics, and more. It is not uncommon for athletes to engage in specific training regimens in order to optimize their athletic performance. For […]

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Bulimia and Statistics for Success after Inpatient Treatment

September 16, 2017

So many questions about eating disorder treatment revolve around the process itself. Where will it be, what will it be like, how long will it take? Will it Work? This question can be difficult because “success” varies based on individual […]

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