Admitting to a Disorder is Not an Orderly Thing to Do

Written by Angela Barnett Editor's Note: Content describes various eating disorder behaviors and mental illness labels.  Getting my teeth cleaned a few months ago, I had a strong urge to ask the hygienist if she could see any evidence of my dirty little secret. Never having confessed to a dentist before I told myself it was … [Read more...]

Celebrating Eating Disorder Recovery: Inaugural NEDA Walk in Texas

By Valerie Martin When I was 15, I went on a diet. I was always a skinny kid, but as a freshman in high school, I was starting to fill out a little – and as a cheerleader freshman surrounded by dozens of beautiful, thin, dieting juniors and seniors in a gym with mirror-lined walls, I didn’t like it one bit. … [Read more...]