Last year Jennifer Love Hewitt was a hero. She stood up to the media when they published a picture of her bikini clad body and proclaimed she was “Jennifer Love Chewitt”. At a size two she was hardly fat.
I recently connected with Andrea Roe a fellow eating disorder survivor and author. In reading her book, You Are Not Alone (co-authored by my friend Shannon Cutts) this poem reached out to me. I’ve written recently about the effects on the family and how difficult it is for them to understand eating disorder behavior.
I was contacted recently by Deb Beaulieu a fellow blogger and member of Parents Who Click. She struggled with an eating disorder in her life and asked if I would be willing to be interviewed on her blog. She did a great job of asking interesting questions and has a great blog. Here’s an excerpt.
By Lori Hanson Are you good at setting boundaries? With family, friends, coworkers, boyfriends, girlfriends or significant others? So many people have low self-esteem and many just haven’t learned communication skills that can help them set boundaries and communicate their feelings or desires to other people in their lives. For adolescent girls this can be really […]
The bombshell drops. Your precious little girl or boy has an eating disorder. For some parents they suspect and have to figure out how to confront their child. For others, they are blissfully unaware until their child confides in them. 85% of eating disorders start between the ages of 13-20.