Blog Posts - Eating Disorders



The Benefits of Wilderness Therapy for Teens with ADHD, Asperger’s and Nonverbal Learning Disorder

When you are looking for your child to be in perpetual comfort, a wilderness-style program may not be for you. When you are looking for perhaps your child’s greatest opportunity for healing, then keep reading. Teens act out for all … Continue...
by Horizon Family Solutions on May 24, 2014

Why are so many women desperate for the perfect body?

So much in our society over exaggerates the importance of appearance, particularly for women. The beauty industry continues to tell women that there is more they can do to improve their looks and more they should do.  Many women feel not quite good...
by Lucetteblogs on May 6, 2014

The Hidden Dangers of Juicing

Are you a fan of juicing? A couple weeks ago, I watched the documentary Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead and obviously, related a little too much. I immediately wanted to start juicing as a way to incorporate more fruits and veggies into our every day diet.
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Mar 24, 2014

Eating Disorder Recovery Story – I am Finally Free

I just love hearing stories of full recovery from people on this site – and I want to share as many with you as possible. I want you to see for yourself that complete recovery IS possible – for you, me and so many others who are suffering...
by Help for Eating Disorder on Feb 10, 2014

Eating Disorder Recovery Begins In Your Mind

Recovering from an eating disorder leads us to follow many different paths. There is no “right” or “wrong” way to recover, but one crucial element is your mindset – and setting it to the same frequency as recovery.  ...
by Help for Eating Disorder on Feb 10, 2014

Thoughts on my Marriage and its end...

That moment just before you are fully awake, when the world is still dark and it could be any time, any time at all...For the first time in ages, I woke up thinking about David and my failed marriage. I mean, really thinking about it. The w...
by The Spirit Within on Jan 26, 2014

Overindulgent Parents, Under-Functioning Kids

When 30-year-old Pam was a child, her mother tried to protect her from the world. She didn’t allow Pam much independence, even picking out her clothes every day until Pam was 15. Although her mother’s actions stemmed from love and … Continu...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Jan 23, 2014

Overindulgent Parents, Under-Functioning Kids

When 30-year-old Pam was a child, her mother tried to protect her from the world. She didn’t allow Pam much independence, even picking out her clothes every day until Pam was 15. Although her mother’s actions stemmed from love and … Continu...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Jan 23, 2014

6 Words That Will Change Your Life

This is for anyone who is struggling today. Maybe you had a relapse. Maybe you are starving and so shut down and isolated from the world and yet you still can’t completely stifle the aching loneliness. The longing for connection. A hug. A voice...
by Help for Eating Disorder on Jan 20, 2014

Is Food Controlling Your Life? Signs You May Be at Risk of Developing an Eating Disorder

Thank you to Claire for this guest blog post! If you have had / currently have an eating disorder, I recommend you check out “What Happens If You Need to Lose Weight and You Used to Have an Eating Disorder” over on Charlotte’s blog...

The Struggle to stay thin

Television and magazine pages filled with thin beautiful celebrities are hard to avoid. Advertisements about weight loss programs, joining the gym and looking good are everywhere. It seems like the focus on body image is the only thing that women are...
by My Adventures in Mommyland on Jan 4, 2014

Of Barbie and Women

 I'm noticing a tug-of-war between women and the media lately - women feel that the media doesn't accurately portray the true spectrum of beauty, while the media argues that the images they present sell; and both are right. When you're trying t...

Neighbour who helped free Ariel Castro’s captives to write a memoir, Castlewood Treatment Center lawsuit dismissed

Neighbour who helped free Ariel Castro's captives to write a memoir Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight and Berry's 6-year-old daughter escaped to freedom May 6 Castlewood Treatment Center is on a new course Regarding “Castlewood laws...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Dec 26, 2013

Surviving the Holidays With a Troubled Teen and 9 Quizzes

The holiday season is often portrayed as a time for happy families to come together. However, for some, their family includes a troubled teen and the holiday season may be anything but happy. Here are 6 ideas for getting through the holidays with...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Dec 11, 2013

Surviving the Holidays With a Troubled Teen and 9 Quizzes

The holiday season is often portrayed as a time for happy families to come together. However, for some, their family includes a troubled teen and the holiday season may be anything but happy. Here are 6 ideas for getting through the holidays with...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Dec 11, 2013

Recovery Rocks – Alison Smela

Most alcoholics have been warned over and over that if they don’t stop drinking and get help their partner/spouse will leave them. That’s what it took for Alison Smela to realize she had a drinking problem and eating disorder. Her marriag...
by Veronica Valli on Nov 22, 2013

Feederism: Beware Of The Office Feeder

Claire Hill has been dieting for seven months. She attends a weekly weigh-in at her local gym and has seen the scales drop by almost 16 lb to 10 st since she started.  Fastidious about counting calories, Claire, 42, walks to work every day and j...
by Connecting Hypnotherapy... on Nov 10, 2013

How I Completely Recovered from All Eating Disorders

I often get asked what it was that made the difference – what was it that finally made me recover from a 10 year battle with an eating disorder. Looking back there were many things that I tried – therapy, support groups, meditation, dance therapy...
by Help for Eating Disorder on Oct 5, 2013

Recovery Rocks – Brian Cuban

My goal with the Recovery Rocks interviews is to keep showing the world how awesome recovery is whilst also sharing stories that sometimes get overlooked. Brian Cuban is a lawyer and activist, he hosts his own TV show ‘Brian Cuban’s legal...
by Veronica Valli on Sep 13, 2013

Moms Have Greatest Influence on Girls’ Body Image

Moms Have Greatest Influence on Girls’ Body Image A leading expert says mothers play a starring role in girls’ body image formation. A must read!
by Fannies on Aug 25, 2013


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