NEDA Column – Thank You For Everything, Mom.

Here is my NEDA column for the month of May! I decided to write a piece focussing on my relationship with my mom and how she has positively impacted my recovery. This piece was originally published on NEDA's blog closer to Mother's Day, but I've been very busy with school and forgot to repost it…

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 – The Challenges of ED Recovery in a Higher-Weight Body

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 From a young age, I was taught to believe that thinner equaled better, and larger equaled lesser. My dance teachers reinforced this, my father reinforced this, and the media reinforced this.…

NEDA Column – It’s Complicated: My Struggle with Emotional Eating

Here is my latest 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 The use of food for emotional comfort is often normalized in our culture. It’s very common to see TV shows or movies portraying actresses drowning their…

NEDA Column – Navigating Recovery During the Holidays

About a month ago I had a guest blogger piece published on NEDA’s blog for the very first time. A few hours after my article NEDA Article – “Contradictions in Recovery” went live, I received an email from NEDA asking if I would like to start writing a monthly column focusing on Binge Eating Disorder recovery. Last week…