Wednesday, September 28, 2016

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week: A Call To ACTION!

Many people do not know that there is such a thing as National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.  On February 23-March 1 is NEDA week. This week is important for many reasons, yet is rarely acknowledged in our culture. Eating disorders are commonly looked down upon, and I feel a big reason is because they are misunderstood. […]

Dancing Again

This Guest Post graciously submitted by Mandi Degner. Last week, I finally took a long and honest look at myself in a mirror for the first time in my available memory of life. I didn’t hate her. I didn’t yell at her. I didn’t tell her she was ugly. On Tuesday, I just looked. On […]

Parenting a Child With an Eating Disorder

October 26, 2012 by  
Filed under Eating Disorders, Featured, Self-Care

What does LONELINESS have to do with being the parent of a child with an eating disorder? Parents of a child with an eating disorder, have you found sufficient help, hope and healing? Parenting a child with an eating disorder can be isolating since most people around us don’t understand these complex, deadly brain illnesses. […]

BODY EMPOWERMENT – “Causes of My ED”

As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “Causes of My ED (Body Empowerment 32)” originally posted January 28, 2011, on YouTube.com by Caroline Rothstein. Check it out! About BODY EMPOWERMENT: Founded in 2008, “Body Empowerment” is hosted and produced by NYC-based writer, performer, and eating disorder recovery advocate Caroline Rothstein. In […]

Unlimited Chances

There’s no such thing as giving yourself too many chances. You yourself are the only one who can give YOU as many chances as you want or need. There is no limit to chances. There is no maximum. I know how hard it is to even try. Years ago, I used to have days where […]

Hope Amid Helplessness for Haiti

January 14, 2010 by  
Filed under Activism

Watching all the devastation following the earthquake in Haiti Tuesday, I couldn’t help but feel — like so many of us watching it unfold– absolutely helpless.

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