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.
Tonight we are starting a new support group for eating disorders in Glendale, CA. The group is open to individuals looking for help to overcome their eating disorder and also open to parents, families and loved ones who long to understand more about them. Unfortunately eating disorders come with a stigma that often makes people […]
By Lori Hanson Last month I received an email from Avery Books asking me if I would be willing to review Monica Seles’ new book. A huge tennis fan with memories of when Monica hit the scene I quickly agreed. When I saw Monica on Dancing With the Stars last fall I was struck by how […]
Do you eat only when you’re hungry? Is food simply fuel for your body? Is it easy for you to ignore that cookie, beer or piece of cheesecake? Do you give your body premium high-grade fuel to run on or do you exist on low-octane fuel that leaves you sluggish and in need of maintenance?
One of the hardest things for loved ones to understand about eating disorders is this is not a logical condition! It’s not the same as messing up on your diet because you ate two cookies when you know you shouldn’t have. Or staying out past your curfew when you know you’re going to get grounded for doing it. Those are for the most part, conscious choices.