Healthline Depression Awareness Campaign

Hi everyone! About a week ago I was asked to partner with Healthline for their major depressive disorder (MDD) awareness campaign. Healthline asked myself and others to share our stories, how we fight stigma, practice self-care, and start conversations about depression and mental health. Here are screenshots of my initial post for this campaign as…

NEDA Column – Finding the Balance Between My Education & ED Recovery

Here is my latest piece for my monthly NEDA column focusing on binge eating disorder! Originally published on the National Eating Disorders Associaton’s blog My eating disorder has had a significant impact on my life, as most eating disorders do, and it has caused me to miss out on a lot. One of the aspects…

NEDA Column – Shifting My Perspective on Recovery

Here is my latest piece for my monthly NEDA column focusing on binge eating disorder! Originally published on the National Eating Disorders Associaton’s blog While some of us may share an eating disorder diagnosis, every person’s eating disorder is different. Each one has different contributing factors. Each one started at a different time in our…

NEDA Column – Why the Phrase “Binge-Watching” is Triggering

Here is my newest piece for my monthly NEDA column focusing on binge eating disorder! Content Warning: eating disorder behaviors Originally published on the National Eating Disorders Associaton’s blog Something that really bothers me is when people say, “I'm going to binge-watch this show all weekend.” Although the word binge means to indulge in an…

NEDA Article – Contradictions in Recovery

Over the summer I submitted a piece to the National Eating Disorders Association's blog. About two weeks ago it was published! This is the first time I have ever had my writing published, and it means so much to me that it was by NEDA. Here is part of my article as well as the link…

Review of “To The Bone”

Trigger Warning: Eating Disorders This past weekend I watched the much-anticipated film To The Bone, and these were my initial reactions: what the hell was that? it was completely unrealistic. it made the treatment seem like a joke, it emphasized the already stereotypical body type associated with anorexia. they barely focussed on recovery. the therapist didn't…