Category Archives: eating disorders

Domestic Violence Destroyed my Body Image (and Caused an Eating Disorder): Guest Post by Lindsay Fischer

Welcome to another amazing guest post in the Gravity Imprint Blog Swap. Today, our guest is the wonderful and inspirational Lindsay Fischer. There’s more info about Lindsay, her work, and her book below, but first, here’s a post she’s shared … Continue reading

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Overcoming Another Kind of Addiction

Please welcome fellow Gravity Imprint writer Dana Leipold to my blog today. Many Gravity writers are participating in a blog swap over the next few weeks, and I’m thrilled to have Dana as my first guest. You can read Dana’s … Continue reading

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Can American Women Raised in the 70s Have Healthy Relationships With Food?

When I was a kid, my family used to vacation at the same beach every summer. And, since several other families also vacationed there each year, we made some wonderful friends. But of course, there would always be a few … Continue reading

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Stigma Fighters: Mary Rowen

So honored to be featured on Stigma Fighters today. This was hard to write, as it’s about how bulimia changed my life in some sad ways. I do hope, though, that it may inspire someone with an eating disorder to … Continue reading

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Weighty Issues and the Vital Role of Health Professionals

If there’s one topic that all women can relate to in one way or another, it’s weight. And yet, even in these supposedly enlightened times, there’s still a lot of stress, confusion and conflict around the whole business of body … Continue reading

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Can Creative Parents Have IT ALL Too?

This is a slightly revised version of my very first blog post. Back in January of 2013, I was ramping up to self publish a novel called Living by Ear, and knew I should start a blog. But what would … Continue reading

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I Saw a Woman Eating in the Woods…the Secret Lives of Bulimics

The other day, while walking my dog on a wooded trail, I noticed a young woman sitting on a rock, half hidden by trees, eating with a plastic fork. She didn’t look up as I passed; in fact, she turned … Continue reading

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The Fine Line Between Fitness and Orthorexia

Orthorexia—have you heard of it? I hadn’t until a couple of weeks ago. Or maybe I should say that I’d never heard the word orthorexia. But then an issue of Fitness magazine showed up in my mailbox. I have no … Continue reading

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The Conundrum of Superficial Beauty

I know I’ve been writing a lot about appearance and body image lately. It’s been on my mind more than usual, as my book, Leaving the Beach launched this week. The book—a novel—is about a woman who, among other things, … Continue reading

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Launch Day for Leaving the Beach! It’s Finally Here from Booktrope Editions!

I’m thrilled and a little nervous to announce that my book, Leaving the Beach has finally launched in both paperback and e-book versions. This is a huge day for me, as the book is the product of years (and years!) of writing, … Continue reading

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