It’s not just teens and college students. Although most of the statistics we hear are focused on the younger set and the numbers of women struggling with eating disorders later in life is growing. Sadly many of these women have been hiding their secret for years. Others were in recovery from an eating disorder in their youth and relapsed due to a stressful event(s) later in life such as divorce, job loss or death of a love one. But there are also women who develop an eating disorder for the first time later in life. Sometimes it’s starts from something as simple as trying not to gain weight while they are hurt and can’t work out.
You have a Choice – Everyday
I’ve had a very busy few weeks and finally have some time today to be more reflective. Typically when we don’t take time to tune in and stay conscious it’s easy to fall back in to bad habits which can lead to negative thinking. But it really is all about choice.
National Eating Disorder Awareness Week – Taking the First Step to Recovery
By Lori Hanson February 22-28 is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. We need a stimulus package to get a grip on this epidemic! The numbers are staggering yet so many individuals who suffer have never told a soul and aren’t counted in the millions of women, men and children in the statistics. It’s difficult for […]
It Started With Pop-Tarts Author Tour Update
Tina Meyer, Lori Hanson, Anne Rojo Wellness Brunch Presentation Team By Lori Hanson With the start of the New Year we kicked off a new publicity tour for It Started With Pop-Tarts…An Alternative Approach to Winning the Battle of Bulimia, I’ve just returned from events in Denver, CO, Prescott and Phoenix, AZ. Thursday morning (Jan […]
Food: Getting from Obsession to Fuel
For the millions of individuals affected by eating disorders, (anorexia, bulimia or binge eating) food is a constant obsession. Life is consumed with controlling or fanticising about food intake. Let’s take a look at the lives of three fictitious characters to fully understand this phenomenon.