Coping with Poor Body Image Days

First things first, bad body image days happen to everyone. Hell, bad body image years happen to everyone. Accepting your body involves unlearning so much of what you have been taught to believe your entire life. Unlearning those lessons does not happen all at once, it is a process that you will continue to undertake … Continue reading Coping with Poor Body Image Days

Life in Competition

In our lives we are constantly surrounded by images designed to - in some way, shape, or form - make us feel badly about ourselves. Advertisements, sponsored content, diet information - all of these things are created with one purpose: to tell us that there is something missing from our lives, and that by buying … Continue reading Life in Competition

What is the Fat Acceptance Movement?

Recently on the blog eatingdisorderconfession, myself and the other moderator received a question about our feelings about the fat acceptance movement, and about "the people promote and glorify extreme obesity as not harmful" and who like to "'shove their opinion' of beauty in ones face". This blog post is my response to that question, and … Continue reading What is the Fat Acceptance Movement?

Eating Disorders: Yes, you should raise awareness. No, you shouldn’t post that before and after photo.

Tis the season of BellLetsTalk and Eating Disorder Awareness Week! Please don't get me wrong, I LOVE the idea of spreading awareness, it's a huge part of what I do and what I believe is important. That being said, awareness has to be real.  In the body positive sphere I have seen countless young people … Continue reading Eating Disorders: Yes, you should raise awareness. No, you shouldn’t post that before and after photo.