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Recovery Advocate Guest Blog – Colleen S. | EDCare

Recovery Advocate Guest Blog by Colleen S.  The Winter Solstice just so happened to be the night before I was going to admit to EDCare as a patient. The shortest and darkest calendar day of the year falls on December 22nd - it also marked one of the darkest nights of my [...]

2018-10-09T21:27:06+00:00

In The Moment With Mindy – Connect & Get Social | EDCare

In The Moment With Mindy Eating disorders are isolating by nature. Realizing you are not alone is an important step in acknowledging your own self-worth. What tip can you offer someone who is trying to overcome feelings of isolation? Have a question for EDCare or Mindy? Send us an email us at [...]

2018-09-27T18:39:53+00:00

Feeling Helpless in the Face of an Eating Disorder

Feeling Helpless in the Face of an Eating Disorder - An eating disorder is a serious and complex mental illness. Not only does it have a devastating impact on the induvial, but on the entire family as well. It is never easy to watch a loved one suffer emotionally, physically and [...]

2018-09-11T16:21:15+00:00

Binge Eating Disorder Recovery – It’s Not About Weight Loss

Binge Eating Disorder Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is more common than most people realize. In a culture obsessed with appearance, internalizing feelings of shame about your body size and shape are all too common. The stereotypes and weight stigma associated with BED have a severe impact on both physical and mental health. To make matters [...]

2018-08-16T18:30:23+00:00

In The Moment With Mindy – Self Advocacy | EDCare

In The Moment With Mindy Self-advocacy is an important part of eating disorder recovery. Our Recovery Advocate Mindy share the importance of learning to advocate for herself during her journey and the role it continues to play throughout her life. Have a question for EDCare or Mindy? Send us an email us [...]

2018-07-19T19:13:14+00:00

Gay Women Don’t Get Eating Disorders…Or Do They?

Gay Women Don't Get Eating Disorders...Or Do They? by guest blogger: Rose B.  It’s July 3rd, 2017 and I stare at the round elevator button that will take me to the 13th floor. I don’t want to push it, I want to walk right out of the electric doors and pretend I never promised my [...]

2018-06-27T15:57:15+00:00