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NATIONAL EATING DISORDER AWARNESS WEEK
EPISODE #98
In this episode we will be chatting about:

Shining light into the darkness – celebrating National Eating Disorder Awareness Week
Talk about binge eating disorder, an EDNOS not often talked about
How to help someone you love

 

 

THANK YOU:

To everyone who is actively engaged in this community, whether it is on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or by just extending the reach of this podcast show by sharing it with those you love in your life and your community.

ABOUT AWARENESS WEEK:

www.nedawareness.org

February 22nd – 28th, 2015

 

“I HAD NO IDEA”

…that my passion had become a problem

…that eating disorders don’t discriminate

…that eating disorders aren’t just a phase

…that the ‘perfect’ images I see every day are digital illusions

…that bullying can trigger disordered eating

…that my quest for health was making me sick

…that eating disorders are often overlooked or misdiagnosed

 

To be honest, most people could have said “I had no idea” to me about having an eating disorder. That’s the thing – most people who battle an eating disorder are masters at putting up a façade, which is why most people who are battling are battling on their own.

You don’t have to battle on your own. It’s time to break the silence.

Eating disorders – such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder – are serious, potentially life-threatening conditions that affect both a person’s emotional and physical health. In the United States alone, 30 million people will be impacted by an eating disorder at some point in their lifetime. Eating disorders can include extreme emotions, attitudes, and behaviors surrounding weight and food issues. These conditions affect all kinds of people and don’t discriminate by race, age, sex, age or size.

Body image problems, disordered eating and

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