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Every Good Thing Eating Disorder Recovery Has Done For Me

Remember when I said that I wasn’t going to talk much about my eating disorder recovery? What a gag. We’re back, bitches, and I want to talk to you recovery.

Sexual Harassment, Eating Disorders, and the Quest to De-Woman Myself

I’m gaining weight. Which is a neutral statement, really. Hell, even a positive one: I have more energy, I’m fitter, my skin is clearer. But I don’t like it. Trigger warning for discussions of sexual harassment and eating disorders.

Swallow, Eating Disorders, and Me

Originally posted on No But Listen:
Just going to stick a trigger warning for discussions of eating disorder behaviour right here at the top before we jump on in. I think one of the hardest things about making a movie about eating disorders is that you have to actually show eating disordered behaviour to make…

Influencer Culture, Eating Disorders, and the Promise of Wellness

Wellness has a nice ring to it, right? There’s something soothing about that term. Calming. Wellness, like it’s all about shifting your life into some soft-focus place of warm, pillowy goodness. You just want to be well. It’s simple, isn’t it? Really? Trigger warning for discussions of eating disorder behaviours.

Why I Don’t Talk About My Eating Disorder

Trigger warning for discussion of eating disorder behaviours.

The Acceptable Eating Disorder

Trigger Warning for discussion of anorexia, bulimia, and general eating disorder behaviour.

The One With the Eating Disorder

Hating my body was the easiest thing in the world.  

What Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Is and Is Not

You know, the very first time someone floated the idea that I might have OCD to me, my reaction was “and have you seen the state of my house right now?”.

The X-Files and the Monsters of That Week: Hungry

Season seven of The X-Files is the last of the original run to feature both Mulder and Scully as the main protagonists. A combination of David Duchovny’s fatigue with the role of Mulder, and the fact that he was suing the network for unpaid royalties, meant that he would spend season eight in the margins […]

The Story of Being Mentally Ill

Hi, I’m Lou, and I had a great childhood!