Entering treatment

Eating Disorder

Entering treatment

It's Wednesday morning and the phone rings. "Are you sitting down?" it's the voice of my Case Manager from the eating disorders program. No need for her to know...

Jun 23, 2016

Battle scars

Where do I begin? So much pain, both physically and emotionally, have recently occurred in my life. I currently live in fear. After 19 years of anorexia and bulimia,...

Jun 15, 2016

Can I have my cake and eat it too?

I am thinking, I am questioning, I am worrying, I am doubting, I am challenging, I am fighting, I am scared, Am I actually eating this?! One bite is too many, A...

Jun 10, 2016

Where did my daughter go?

My daughter is a 13-year-old who has been living with Anorexia for the past 18 months. Gretchen is the name she has given...

May 4, 2016

My name is Darlene

My name is Darlene, I'm 52 years old and I have Bulimia Nervosa (BN). I've had it for about 2 years now but I've had some sort of eating...

Apr 14, 2016

The Darkness

Mental health has been apart of my life for many years, however, for the longest time I didn't even know I was sick. I just thought things were happening...

Apr 11, 2016

One Simple Action

In mental health, we talk a lot about stigma. How stigma leads to misconceptions about what mental illness is, how people living with mental illness act, and how possible...

Apr 7, 2016