There is a misconception that eating disorders are only prevalent among people who are extremely underweight and female. This way of thinking presents two problems. ..
What have I learned on my journey to recovery?
I have learned that the thoughts that led to me having anorexia nervosa were never about my body or my weight…
Flipping through the Sunday paper I came across an article with a headline that reads “28 Ways to Eat Less”. Immediately I thought, this is just one example of the wrong messages that the media is giving. Where, in this instance, the number on the scale has become the focus rather than the many other important aspects of health. In fact, according to Eating Disorders Victoria, dieting is the single highest risk factor to developing an eating disorder.