UN-Podcast 065 & Consciousness and Chemicals

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TL;DR: Go listen to today’s podcast with Carrie Arnold! Which of the following disordered eating patterns sounds like you: My parents never really talked about their weight or mine. I never really dieted until I got to college. But then, … Continue reading 

UN-Podcast 064 & When Eating Disorders Become Your “Business”

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TL;DR: Go listen to today’s podcast with Jodi Rubin now! I’m not going to pretend that the main reason I got certified as a personal trainer in 2010 wasn’t because of my eating disorder. I “wasn’t” an anorexic at the … Continue reading 

UN-Podcast 056 & Why You Need to Grieve Your ED

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“I had a bad week.” Given my profession,* this is pretty much the worst thing I can hear from a friend. Because when my friends have had a bad week, and they’re reaching out to me, I know it’s because … Continue reading 

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 

Trigger HAPPY Thursday: Stop Hiding Your “Emergency Chocolate”

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Happy Thursday, everyone! In today’s Trigger HAPPY Thursday, I have a big confession… If you are still holding onto and hiding disordered eating behaviors because you want to be able to find that “emergency” that allows you to return, I … 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