Online Conference Presenter – Charlotte Sandy

Eating Disorder Hope’s Inaugural Online Conference

This conference was created in honor of our wonderful Founding Members of Eating Disorder Hope.  Our Members are invited to attend all Eating Disorder Hope Conferences, Events and Support Groups at no charge.

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“My Eating Disorder Recovery & How I Reclaimed My Life”

Charlotte Sandy - Eating Disorder Hope's Inaugural Online Conference

Charlotte Sandy – Remuda Ranch Alumni
Title: My Eating Disorder Recovery & How I Reclaimed My Life

Charlotte Sandy is a social worker, Christian, blogger, wife, and dog mom. She struggled with an eating disorder starting at age 13 but has been in recovery for years. In her professional life, she works in a managed care setting. In her personal time, she enjoys her native state of Michigan, friends, family, writing, serving, church, and reading. By writing about eating disorders/ mental health and participating in eating disorder advocacy, she hopes to show others recovery and healing are possible.

Remuda Ranch:

Remuda Ranch LogoWhy do women and young girls at Remuda Ranch at The Meadows realize long-lasting recovery? Above and beyond offering the conventional components of other eating disorder treatment programs, we believe in providing patients with the practical tools they need to easily transition back into everyday life. We provide individualized treatment for eating disorders and co-occurring conditions affecting adolescent girls and women. Remuda Ranch at The Meadows offers an acute level of care as well as inpatient and residential programming in a safe, nurturing, and non-institutional environment.


Child struggling with eating disorderUnderstanding ARFID in Children and Adolescents
Many preconceived ideas and stereotypes define the struggles of eating disordered individuals and overgeneralize the signs, symptoms, and causes of these illnesses. This is problematic in that this overgeneralizes individuals’ needs and support as well as eating and feeding disorders as a whole.

Girl praying for eating disorder recoveryRestoring Faith in God in Eating Disorder Recovery
The term eating disorder is exceptionally ill-fitting as a descriptor. While disordered eating and weight control behaviors are usually the most noticeable symptoms of the disease, its roots are eminently emotional and spiritual.

Woman exercisingMindful Movement and Recovery for Compulsive Over-Exercise
For many individuals who may struggle with an eating disorder, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and/or binge eating disorder, there can be a negative and harmful relationship with exercise involved.