Topic: anorexia

How To Help Your Friend With An Eating Disorder Without Being An Ass

How To Help Your Friend With An Eating Disorder Without Being An Ass

Despite spanning 10 years, my eating disorder sometimes feels very far from the present. Just as with many things, I have tucked it away to keep myself safe from falling back into it and potentially worsening the existing consequences it left behind. After all, it was my most reliable friend and confidant for a decade–because I made it so, not because I didn’t have people who loved me. More »

Teen Girl Instagrams Anorexia Recovery, Shows Social Media Isn’t Always The Worst

Teen Girl Instagrams Anorexia Recovery, Shows Social Media Isn't Always The Worst

Social media can be a terrible hotbed of brutal #proana sentiments and triggering nonsense. The internet can be an unhealthy world for sick girls to retreat to where eating disorders are glamorized and encouraged. Apparently, it doesn’t have to be like that and social media can be a nice thing. One instagram at a time, this rad teen proves the internet can be used for good and that recovered life is way more positive than the throes of a disease like anorexia.
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