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What The Whale Doesn’t Say About Eating Disorders

Originally posted on No But Listen:
Please note that this article contains explicit discussion of eating disorders. Darren Aronofsky’s The Whale has a lot to say about eating disorders – but what it doesn’t say is the most interesting part. Starring Brendan Fraser (who, yes, is brilliant, and who, yes, I am delighted to see…

A Beginner’s Guide to Eating Disorders

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.

The Strange Safety of My Eating Disorder

Let’s Talk About The Strange World of Online Eating Disorder Communities

(small side note: my next book is available for pre-order right now! Please consider grabbing a copy at a pre-release discount right here!)

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.

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.