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When gender dysphoria compounds body dysmorphia: body image, anorexia, and gender identity.

When gender dysphoria compounds body dysmorphia: body image, anorexia, and gender identity.

I’m tired. I’m tired of hearing the eating disorder voice berate me: “you can’t, you can’t, you must, you shouldn’t, you did, now you will” rattle in my brain on repeat. I’m tired of hearing it say, “You take up

the subtle art of letting go: careers, passions, and eating disorders.

the subtle art of letting go: careers, passions, and eating disorders.

A large part of recovery is finding an identity outside of the eating disorder. In part, figuring this out has been searching for what I’m truly interested in when it comes to a career, as my eating disorder has clouded my

beginning again: entering recovery from a different starting point

beginning again: entering recovery from a different starting point

Well hello! For those of you that follow us on social media, you may have seen that I returned home from treatment last Saturday evening. It was the start of a long Labor Day weekend which I was both anxious and

CJ’s letter to ED

CJ’s letter to ED

Recently, OJ and I have not been posting as frequently as we would like. If you have been following along (we will not be offended if you haven’t!), OJ last posted about the inner turmoil about deciding to go to

progress is not perfection: relapse in recovery

progress is not perfection: relapse in recovery

The Orlando tragedy is still with me at all times during the day. As we walked into the town hall in NY (where my parents live) and got our marriage certificate today, I knew how special this act was. While