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Eating Disorder Resources

It is overwhelming when you or a loved one is ill. It can be filled with great apprehension and questions. I would imagine, if you are loved one, you probably have lots of questions and very little understanding for what is happening. I have spoke to many parents and loved ones who are so worried about making the wrong decision or saying the wrong thing and that is really understandable especially from what I can only imagine you are dealing with. One thing to remember if you being aware, present willing to love them through this illness is the best thing that you are offer them. We are all human, you are going to say the wrong thing, you are going to do the wrong thing in someones eyes but if your intention is good and committed to their recovery, then you are on the right track. Empowering yourself with quality resources can be a huge help in the process.

National Eating Disorder Association:

Recovery Warrior

Eating Disorder Hope

The Project Heal


Health At Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight ~ by Linda Bacon PhD

Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationship with Food Through Myths, Metaphors, and Storytelling ~ by Anita Johnston PhD

Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You can Too ~ By Jenni Schaefer

When Food is Love: Exploring the Relationship Between Eating and Intimacy ~ By Geneen Roth

There are also a number of reputable books based on eating disorders that can be found through the publisher Gurze Books at

Not finding what you are looking for but interested in some more eating disorder resources or help, just ask. Email me at and I would be happy to provide you with more relevant information for what you are needing.

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