Orthorexercise – When Healthy Becomes Unhealthy

Orthorexercise – When Healthy Becomes Unhealthy

The term “Orthorexia” literally translates to “a fixation on righteous eating.” While Orthorexiais not a diagnosed mental illness, the concept has become popular, as many individuals with eating disorders struggle with Orthorexic tendencies. These may begin as a...

May 2017

This month we feature the recovery story of Kristy, a collegiate athlete who learned that the eating disorder was keeping her life at bay. And while recovery isn’t always smooth sailing, she was able to cast off from the pattern of self-destruction and chart a course...

April 2017

This month we feature the story of Michelle, who talks about her eating disorder developing from a harmless attempt at establishing healthier dietary patterns. It is a powerful reminder of how diets are not a good idea for anyone, but also how recovery is possible for...

February 2017

There are a lot of misconceptions about the role of family in eating disorders and in recovery. The most common misconception is that families cause eating disorders. This is absolutely not true. Eating disorders stem from a complex mosaic of factors that contribute...

November 2016

  They say recovery is like driving a car. Most of the time you have to look at what’s directly in front of you. Sometimes you need to scan down the road and plan for what lies ahead. Occasionally you have to look in the rearview mirror or over your...