eating disorders

representation of the lgbtq community in eating disorder recovery: one perspective

representation of the lgbtq community in eating disorder recovery: one perspective

Eating disorders are disorders of shame, isolation, and fear. All too frequently, eating disorders strip people of their voices and convince them that they don’t have the right to a voice in the first place. Queer women have been traditionally

ambivalence: the cost of bargaining in eating disorder recovery

ambivalence: the cost of bargaining in eating disorder recovery

The meaning of the word “bargain” is not typically known for having an emotional charge, except for perhaps the subtle (or not always so subtle) glee after finding that awesome $3.00 sweater at the bottom of a bin at Goodwill.

“you are needed to be a part of the change you want to see”

“you are needed to be a part of the change you want to see”

hello my dear friends. this is a hard post to write, so bear with me. For the past week, I’ve taken the advice of my therapist and have refrained from writing in my journal. It’s been hard at times, as

words on words on words: building the strength of a Super Woman

words on words on words: building the strength of a Super Woman

[TW and CN: talk of sexual assault] This weekend I dragged CJ with me to the Boston Book Festival (one of my favorite days in Boston!). Lindy West was speaking on the panel of fellow Super Women. After listening to

Embrace the Documentary

Embrace the Documentary

Last Monday night, CJ and I went to the highly anticipated premiere of the U.S. screening for the Embrace documentary. Embrace is a film that explores issues of body image as a global epidemic that is influenced by our dangerous