- Other Binges
- EEOC Proposed Rules – Official Comment Letter from the ED Community
- Weight Stigma Advocacy: Working with the White House to Prevent Weight Bias in Let’s Move!
- Weight Stigma: Combating Negative Messages and Shaping Policy
- The Biggest Loser / First Lady Protest
- Email Campaign – #AllinAmerica
- Fattitude: A Body Positive Documentary
Another great and insightful piece by our friends at Castlewood Treatment Centers! Just in time for… ANYTIME you need additional insight on BED Playing football is not without its share of occupational hazards. Both college and pro athletes are at risk for concussions, broken bones, …
by Guest blogger Mel Dodworth Binge eating disorder, anxiety, and problems with food are extremely distressing on a personal level. They wreck many a life, and cause not only health problems , but untold misery for sufferers. However, for parents, there is another dimension to …
Another great and insightful piece by our friends at Castlewood Treatment Centers! Just in time for… ANYTIME you need additional insight on BED For some, body mass index (BMI) is nothing more than a statistic—a number of little consequence and minimal interest. For others, though, …
Another great and insightful piece by our friends at Castlewood Treatment Centers! Just in time for… ANYTIME you need additional insight on BED 😉 One of the difficulties in diagnosing and treating a binge eating disorder is the fact that, in most cases, there is no …
I think I’m going to throw up from nerves. I’m sweaty and anxious, self-conscious and my inner dialog couldn’t possibly be more negative, and yet, I’m here voluntarily. This is an intersection of old coping habits, new information, hypocrisy, courage, shame, fear and the …
Another great and insightful piece by our friends at Castlewood Treatment Centers! Just in time for… ANYTIME you are questioning your body image 😉 With the APA releasing the newest version of the DSM including binge eating disorder, many have felt relief at the increased …
BINGE CONTROL: A Compact Recovery Guide is truly compact. My goal was to create an easily digestible piece that hits the critical high points about who develops BED, what it is, what causes it, and psychological and medical treatments. I added a section on weight stigma, because regardless of the size of individuals with BED whom I have treated or interviewed, weight stigma always comes into the picture. We have to keep the conversation about weight stigma going by increasing awareness and sensitivity and calling people out who stigmatize or discriminate against people on the basis of their weight.
So when will we be seeing posts from more diverse populations who live with BED? When will we have an abundance of stories describing what it’s like to have a disorder in secret, or with support and love from a family that is a true reflection of the affected spectrum of people?
There is no SINGLE WAY to treat health, mental health or EDs. A new tool in the form of medication that can help those who are unresponsive to, or disinterested in, other forms of treatment – it is VALUABLE for those who find relief. Do …