Body Image, Eating Disorder Recovery

The Jeans Don’t Fit

Body image is defined by The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) in the following terms: Body image is how you see yourself when you look in the mirror or when you picture yourself in your mind. It encompasses: What you believe about your own appearance (including your memories, assumptions, and generalizations). How you feel about… Continue reading The Jeans Don’t Fit

Eating Disorder Recovery, Self Care

Spring Forward – The Movement towards more Recovery Positive Media

Spring time - A season hallmarked by growth, renewal, and according to popular point of view...getting "bikini ready".  This time of year, many media outlets flood the public with messages promoting appearance-focused methods of "self-improvement".  You know the type!  Daily interaction with the world around us may not completely eliminate exposure to suggestions such as… Continue reading Spring Forward – The Movement towards more Recovery Positive Media

Eating Disorder Recovery, Self Care

Dear Me

I wrote this letter to myself at a painfully pivotal point in my life.  I still read it regularly and hope it provides a sense of safety, hope, and unity to others that may need it. -Lindsey M. Yemc, MS, RD, LDN This is a letter to yourself when things seem impossible.  Read this when… Continue reading Dear Me