By Lori Hanson What do you think of when you hear the word obsession? Perfume, OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), a stalker, a golden retriever that wants to play ball all the time? For people with eating disorders their lives and thoughts are a chronic cycle of obsession. I know only too well from personal experience. […]
Where Do You Need Help?
By Lori Hanson We’re all looking for something. All searching for the missing link, the right puzzle piece, that one piece of information that when we find it will give us a quantum leap in life. Many people probably won’t admit it out loud, but I think everyone is searching for something. The internet significantly […]
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 […]
Eating Disorders – Behind the Whispers
By Lori Hanson Do you know how to spot an eating disorder? Most people have heard of anorexia and bulimia. But many people upon hearing the words eating disorder automatically assume symptoms of anorexia. “So how skinny did you get?” When they hear the term bulimia, the automatic assumption is “Oh, you vomited”. It’s not […]
Do You Have Control Issues With Eating?
By Lori Hanson For some it’s chocolate, others cakes and candy, for another it’s that late night eating they can’t resist that kills their resolve and figure. It can start at any age. As young children our diets are controlled by what our parents feed us. Some kids get too much sugar and in other […]