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Rachael, Be Brave

“To try to be brave is to be brave.” –George MacDonald Life outside of the eating disorder feels both scary and exhilarating. I’ve had to learn to adjust to and enter the “real world” outside of my own safe nutrition-obsessed cage–which … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Carrots and (Candy) Sticks

WARNING: The following content may be triggering if you feel you are not at a good place to read about another person’s experience with their eating disorder. A wonderful reader and supporter of this blog agreed to share her eating … Continue reading

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Eating Disorders Prey on Males, Too

If you can imagine how tough it is for women to be open about their eating disorders, just imagine how tough it is for males! I had a friend who I asked to share his experience here on the blog. I encourage … Continue reading

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Hungry to Speak

You ask me why I eat in secret. I wish you couldn’t see me eat. I wonder how much you think about what I eat. I decide what I will eat next to make it look like I am not … Continue reading

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Do I Really Have An Eating Disorder?

If you are wondering if you have an eating disorder, then you probably do. Bold statement, maybe. But if there’s any question in your mind then you are probably right. I had a feeling for a long time that something … Continue reading

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FOOD. Yum. Welcome to the diet of Rachael!

Let me begin by saying that I eat strangely (i.e., plain oatmeal with raw veggies . . . we will come to this in a moment). Your meals may never look like mine–I mean, never. Please don’t ever feel like you have … Continue reading

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