Please tell us about yourself and what you do? I’m Laura Mennell and I’m lucky enough to be able to do what I love for a living – I’ve been a professional actor for over a decade. I’ve been persistent in following my dreams, worked hard to get where I am, and I’m grateful to be working where […]
This Guest Post graciously submitted by Virginia Sole-Smith I know, I know, the Olympics ended Sunday (with that weird Spice Girls reunion/closing ceremony). But I was at the beach last week, so these are some late musings. Every four years there is always a lot of talk about how Olympic athletes aren’t like us regular folk, particularly […]
It is important to consider the psychological effects of early puberty.
Thanks to MEDA’s recent newsletter, I was led to a blog post on the Children’s Hospital Boston Pediatric Health site. It was written by a teenager who has healed from an eating disorder and wanted to share what she wished her parents had known about EDs. For this young woman “It was never about weight” […]