Reflections on Recovery and Returning to New York City

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The summer of 2010 was a hot one in New York City. The kind of hot where you get out of the shower and never dry but for the sweat. The kind of hot where people die from heat exhaustion … Continue reading 

Is it Fitness, EDNOS, or Anorexia? Differentiating Disordered Behavior

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*Trigger warning!*  It’s National Eating Disorders Awareness week, and today’s post comes from a desire to raise a little awareness about what an eating disorder really looks like. You see, we throw a lot of words around: you look anorexic. … Continue reading 

Trigger Happy Thursday: Don’t Feed the Trolls

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As you may know, in my 9-5 I get paid to be a social media addict with a marketing problem. So I do things like read marketing books for fun. I was reading Unmarketing* by one of my favorite people … Continue reading 

Anorexia and Anhedonia, or Why I Don’t Go to the Movies

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 *Flashback: New Media Expo, January 2014:  Scene: Crowded Networking Event, Voodoo Lounge, Rio Hotel Interesting Human: So…have you seen [Insert popular recent movie here]?  Me: [blank stare. awkward silence.]  Interesting Human: Okay…have you seen [insert another popular recent movie here]?  … Continue reading 

“Little” Has Little To Do with Health

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health: helTH/ noun the state of being free from illness or injury. Let’s face it: When someone says “healthy body,” what’ the first image that comes to mind? I guarantee it was something along the lines of this:   [image source] Or this: … Continue reading 

Why Am I Still Overeating? Part 2: Emotional Eating

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Struggling with overeating? Cool–you’re not alone. Read Part One: Habit and then head back over here to find out some strategies for getting past the compulsive eating roadblocks. ROADBLOCK #2: Emotional Eating [source] “Mindful eating” isn’t a new concept. But … Continue reading 

Is It Paleo Perfectionism or Orthorexia?

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Happy Friday, y’all! Just wanted to stop by and share what I consider one of the most important articles I’ve ever published on the topic of healthy eating: Is It Paleo Perfectionism or Orthorexia?   Also, I apologize to those … Continue reading 

Why I Don’t “What I Ate Wednesday”

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How many of you out there follow a blog that features “What I Ate Wednesday?” Raise your hands high, now–and then look around. I bet you see a lot of (imaginary, virtual) hands in the air. During the days of … Continue reading 

Self-Love and Sex: How to Stop Dating ED

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This blog post is part of the Week of Self-Love hosted by Anne-Sophie Reinhardt of annesophie.us. I’ve been thinking a lot about sex and love lately. (Yeah, okay, let’s all be grownups here please…) I’ve written before about how my … Continue reading