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Promoting Health at Every Size During Summer Vacation

Summer vacation Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Director of Content and Social Media at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope Summertime is a season that is saturated with messages of dieting, becoming “bikini-ready”, slimming down for the beach, and more. During a time of the year in which our bodies are more exposed and scrutinized, body image concerns [...]
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Possible Challenges Encountered During Vacation in Eating Disorder Recovery

Couple on vacation Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Director of Content and Social Media at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope Healing from an eating disorder is a process that occurs gradually but surely. Many individuals who are working through the recovery process are eager to return to the normal aspects of life, such as being able to take [...]
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Maintaining Recovery From Co-Occurring Eating Disorders and Addiction While On Vacation

two women Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Director of Content and Social Media at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope For reasons that are not entirely known, eating disorders and substance abuse addiction often co-occur with one another. It has been hypothesized that eating disorders and addiction share similar roots and have overlapping factors, such as genetic predisposition, [...]
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Planning Vacations with Family Members who are in Eating Disorder Recovery

Healthy breakfast on a meal plan. Contributor: Courtney Howard, B.A., Executive Assistant at Eating Disorder Hope and Addiction Hope Are you planning a spring break trip or summer getaway? Are you nervous to do so when one of your family members is in eating disorder recovery? It is natural to have these feelings about going on vacation when a loved one [...]
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