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Bev Mattocks’ Guest Blog; “When Anorexia Came To Visit” by WeAreTheRealDeal Posted Sun 05 Jan 2014 12:08pm Becky Henry inspired my new book: “When Anorexia Came To Visit”  By Bev Mattocks It must be well over a year since I first approached Becky Henry who I already ‘knew’ through the F.E.A.S.T. network (Families Empowered And Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders) – to pick her brains about a book which I was planning to put together. Initially my ... Read on »
Me, My Blog and I by ellie Posted Fri 29 May 2009 12:00am Thank you for your feedback on yesterday’s post about finding balance- seems to be a general consensus that 1) this is something most of us struggle/have struggled with at some point, and 2) how essential it is to prioritise and set aside time for things that ARE important. Putting my health as a priority is not something that comes easi ... Read on »
Thoughts on DSM-V: Anorexia by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 22 Feb 2010 3:04pm 1 Comment A few weeks ago, I posted on the draft criteria for eating disorders proposed for the DSM-V, and I promised you my thoughts on the changes (or lack thereof). I spent several days mulling over my thoughts, and then I spent the rest of the time following the ongoing discussion on an eating disorders listserv. The discussion still hasn't concluded ... Read on »
Anorexia and Bulimia in Our Culture: Unspoken Questions by Rose Posted Tue 12 Oct 2010 6:16pm It wasn't until after i started writing a completely different post that i realized what i wanted to write about today. It's a topic that affects me personally and deeply, but also something that is very rarely talked about in the eating disorder community (both on blogs & in treatment or with mental health professionals, and even with friends).  ... Read on »
100 Questions and Answers about Anorexia Nervosa...on a personal note by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Tue 17 Mar 2009 9:54am I would like to thank all of my blog readers for your support of the book 100 Questions and Answers about Anorexia Nervosa. In just over a month after the book's release, the book is in its second printing!  I am so pleased to know that people are finding the book to be a useful resource for understanding anorexia nervosa, overcoming the illne ... Read on »
Anorexic vs. having anorexia by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 22 May 2010 8:36pm A few days ago, Therese Borchard (I blogged about another one of her posts here ) wrote an excellent column in the Huffington Post called " I'm not bipolar; I HAVE bipolar ." And the title is pretty self-explanatory: that we are not our illnesses, because the illness is just one aspect of our lives. Writes Borchard For those of us with chroni ... Read on »
Why I blog (sorta)... by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 26 May 2012 7:10pm In an excerpt from his book? long read? something like that? Paul Carr writes When I decided to quit drinking, and when I realized that AA wasn’t for me, I knew I’d have to find a route to sobriety that was as public as possible. I knew that the only way I’d be able to reverse my reputation as a boozer would be to tell the whole world—or ... Read on »
Opening our eyes to pro-anorexia and pro-bulimia websites by David W. Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Jun 2010 8:27pm If you came here on a search for pro-anorexia or pro-bulimia websites please visit Getting Help for Anorexia and Bulimia at HealthyPlace.com instead (or at least first). I’m happy to see that the American Journal of Public Health has published a study of eating disorder websites –the so-called “pro-Ana” and “pro-Mia” (as in anorexia and ... Read on »