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The Seriously Anorexic Woman at the Gym by Stephanie B. Posted Thu 15 Nov 2007 11:59pm 2 Comments I was swimming at the gym yesterday and could not believe my eyes. A woman walked into the pool area with a body that was so drawn and thin that she literally looked like she had walked out of a concentration camp. She had on a full red bathing suit so I got a very good look at her body. She wasn't young either. She had absolutely no body fat ... Read on »
Coast Guard Recruits Anorexic Women in New Ad Campaign by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Oct 2009 10:02pm Coast Guard Born Ready "Female" (If you get this via e-mail or a feed reader, please click thru to see the video.) First watch the above video; it's only about 30 seconds. It's an ad spot from the US Coast Guard sent to me by Reader A. She writes: I saw a commercial last night for the Coast Guard that blew my mind, and I'd love ... Read on »
Unintended Consequences – What effect might the Biggest Loser have on women with anorexia or bulimia? by jmcnichol Facebook Posted Mon 15 Mar 2010 12:00am We kicked off our Biggest Loser program in an effort to get staff members that were significantly overweight, sedentary, and otherwise uninvolved in our wellness program engaged. The program has been pretty successful with this targeted group. People are losing weight, moving more, reducing the need for medications and dropping dress sizes. I’ve ... Read on »
Bulimia Treatment – Women are from Mars too… by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Wed 19 Oct 2011 8:38am I love women with a "real temper". As long as it translates to the bedroom, you know. Ah, what's the word: fiery… It's always the quiet ones that are a real pain in the you-know-what… with all their skeletons in the closet, and all that jazz. And it doesn't matter if Dr. John Gray thinks that women come from Venus… it's the ... Read on »
Learning to speak "anorexic" by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:05pm "I feel so terrible about myself...I ate that big donut this morning and I just feel so disgusting. Huge. Ick ." "Hey, V, don't get any thinner or you'll make J jealous!" "When I do my last weigh-in next week, I'm going to strip down to my bra and panties! I want to be as light as possible!" These people do not (as far ... Read on »
Dare to make a compassionate difference by Aimee L. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 26 Sep 2010 1:02pm Three years after GAINING was published, I'm still so touched by the letters I receive.  I'm also honored to have established some fabulous friendships and correspondences with readers who have recovered since reading my book.  Some of these individuals have gone on to be powerful forces for the recovery of others.  They pay their health forw ... Read on »
Athletes and Anorexia Nervosa: An Elite Athlete's Story by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Sat 19 Dec 2009 12:00am On the heels of my last post, which featured guest Blogger Patrick Bergstrom sharing about his experience as a male athlete with anorexia nervosa, we have another athlete's story for us today. Lynn Bjorklund, an elite, record-setting distance runner who writes of her journey in my book, 100 Questions and Answers about Ano ... Read on »
Becoming The Green Woman: Introduction by Wise Woman Wisdom .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 03 Nov 2008 8:46pm Throughout my adolescence, I searched for a role model or an archetype to which I could relate. My search led me through the teen traps of anorexic pop divas and shallow cultural icons that left me with a feeling of lonely otherness. Just as my body refused to conform to artificial standards of size and shape, my personality resisted being red ... Read on »
Is This Woman Plus Sized? by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 08 Sep 2009 10:23pm Picture from bathing suit spread in Glamour Magazine Crystal Renn, whose story of going from normal teen to anorexic supermodel and then to number one plus-sized model in the world is an inspiration on so many levels. By all accounts (I haven't read it yet but really want to!), her book Hungry is a well-written and honest look at how the m ... Read on »
Nice Versus Kind by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Mon 08 Mar 2010 12:00am Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to for updates on this topic. Editor’s Note: We are honored to publish the following guest post by  Zoe Weil .   Zoe is the President of the Institute for Humane Education (IHE) and author of Above All, Be Kind: Raising a Humane Child in Challenging Times and ... Read on »