Category Archives: Eating Disorder Awareness

How To Buy Holiday Gifts For A Loved One With An Eating Disorder

Last year, I received a tweet from a mother unsure of how to shop for her daughter’s Christmas stocking, now that her daughter was battling an eating disorder. Navigating that situation can be tricky, especially since eating disordered life has so many ups and downs, and what you love one day is triggering the next. […]

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How The Internet Taught Us A Valuable Lesson On Body Image This Week

This week, my Facebook feed blew up with news about important issues: the mayoral race in Toronto, the shooting death of Cpl. Nathan Ciriolo, and the ongoing fears surrounding Ebola. One issue, however, topped them all: Renee Zellweger’s face. Everyone had an opinion, and most of them were not favorable. People made comments. People speculated. […]

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How One School Made A BIG Mistake Teaching Children About Nutrition (And How You Can Avoid Making The Same Mistake)

Teaching children about nutrition can be a tricky thing. They’re still learning to make good choices in ALL areas of their lives, and not always succeeding. Their food choices are no exception. (Although, who among us wouldn’t love ice cream for breakfast sometimes?) So how do we steer them in a better direction? A friend […]

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We Have a Winner!

Thank you to everyone who entered the giveaway. We ended up with a great list of self-care options: Saying “I love you” to the woman looking back at me in the mirror ~ @bodilylove l love to have a nice warm aromatherapy bath with lavender and with a cup of lavender tea and just relax […]

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It’s Giveaway Time!

Hooray! As a thank you for guest-blogging during Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Love Our Bodies, Love OurselvesĀ sent me a pair of awareness wrist bands, and I want to share with YOU! The giveaway is open to anyone, anywhere, and the skill-testing question, as it were, is a simple one: All you have to do is […]

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