Eating disorders are driven by an intense fear of becoming overweight, damaging both physical and mental health. The two most common eating disorders are anerexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, although their symptoms are often mixed.Eating disorders affect seven girls in every 1,000, and one boy in every 1,000. It usually begins to be a problem at teenage years, but can happen at any time.It's not known for certain what causes them, but many factors could play a part --Social pressure…
Battling eating disorders This photo really speaks to me as someone in need of help I love how the photographer has set out the content of it and I think by having it in black and white it stands out to show upset, hurt and the struggle this person faces.
This is flawless. I can’t even remember where I read this first, but it’s perfect. That’s what recovery is aiming towards. Flexibility. We can become so rigid, so overcome with our EDs that we forget what it is, to be flexible and relaxed around food and our bodies.
Quote on eating disorders: And i said to my body. softly. 'I want to be your friend.' It took a long breath. And replied 'I have been waiting my whole life for this.' -Nayyirah Waheed. www.HealthyPlace.com