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Tiptoe

central, Virginia
I'm currently recovering from an eating disorder and trying to find my way in life. Follow my blog to learn more about me.
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Draconian measures by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders In a recent conversation this weekend with my mother, I was bitching discussing to her about the edriving course I was taking to reduce the points off my driver's license. Y ... Read on »
The perfectionism model of binge eating by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Most of us know about the correlations between perfectionism and anorexia and bulimia, however, a new study is looking at binge eating. Simon Sherry, a graduate student at t ... Read on »
Building a life instead of rehashing the past? by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I recently read an interesting blog post on the treatment of borderline personality disorder at mentalhelp.net. Many people with BPD have had childhood trauma, and this is w ... Read on »
The irony of math by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders As I read this recent study on college students and mathematical anxiety, it reminded me of me. Growing up, math grew to be my least favorite subject. Whether it was due to ... Read on »
Website for men with eating disorders by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I know I have not posted here for awhile, so I'm trying to get back on track.  For other back posts on eating disorders and my personal life, you can visit my blog at Betwee ... Read on »
Asian food labels, Calories, and their significance? by Tiptoe 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders   Last week, I headed to the Asian supermarket. I go once about every 3-4 months, all depending on when I run out of this:     Yes, kimchi! It's probably one ... Read on »
A mother's mission to raise awareness for male anorexia by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I thought this was a moving video piece in the Lansing State Journal about Susan Barry's son, TJWarschefsky, who died of anorexia Valentine's Day 2007 at the age of 22. ... Read on »
deCODEme by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I was watching part of the Martha Stewart show last week and caught an interesting segment on personalized medicine. She featured Kari Stefansson, MD, PhD, CEO and co-founde ... Read on »
Sober by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Right now, I have this song "Sober" by P! nk in my head. It's only been recently that I really listened to the lyrics and found how powerful they are. Although the song itse ... Read on »
Dreams, perceptions, and reality by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Just to give a quick update.  The most recent ice storm caused a power outage here, therefore, I it was 6 nights of darkness here for me!  Yippee!  The power has since been re ... Read on »
How are you going to finish? by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health If you need a little inspiration, check out this video.  It's a good reminder than even when we fall, we have the ability to get back up. Read on »
Life is a series of rooms by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health So I was watching another repeat episode of House which made me think about life and its meaning. This is the episode, " One day, one room." about the girl who is raped and ... Read on »
Your body: opened up by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders This is the second post related to the book Final Exam. I forgot to mention in my last post that Dr. Pauline Chen has an excellent column in the Health " Doctor and Patient" ... Read on »
The "In between" state by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I finally got around to finishing this book. If you can't read the small print in the title, it's "a surgeon's reflections on mortality." In the book, Dr. Pauline Chen write ... Read on »
"Thirty-two kilos" by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders     A new exhibit called "Thirty-Two Kilos" opened tonight at the Goethe- Institut in Washington, D.C. It is a collection of digitally manipulated photos looking lik ... Read on »
Neurocircuitry in bulimics by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders New research in an article on the brain differences in bulimics appears in the January issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry. The study consisted of 40 participants (2 ... Read on »
Life coaching for eating disorders by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I've always wonder how life coaching would be for eating disorders. Several well known eating disorder recoverers have ventured into this field. Caroline Miller comes to min ... Read on »
A case of dysphagia by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I'm not sure how many of you watched Intervention on Monday, but it was a very interesting case with a young woman with dysphagia, a swallowing disorder. Dysphagia can occur ... Read on »
What influence does cash play in weight loss? by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Yesterday was the finale of the popular television show, The Biggest Loser. If you're not familiar with the show, basically, it's where obese individuals lose extreme amount ... Read on »
CBT-E and eating disorders by Tiptoe Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders The hot article of this week is about about a "new" form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy ( CBT ) called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-Enhanced ( CBT -E). It's interesting to ... Read on »