Off to the Hospital

In approximately one hour, my parents and I will be on the road. Are we going away to some exotic location for some good old-fashioned RNR? No. Are we taking some time to make beautiful memories with relatives? No way. Are we spending the day at a museum, adsorbing knowledge in stimulating exhibits? Not even [...]

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Diabulimia: The Eating Disorder No One Knows About

When most people think of eating disorders, there are two illnesses that usually come into people's minds - anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Both of these brain disorders are extraordinarily serious and can cause a myriad of life-threatening complications such as severe kidney damage, esophageal tears, and even heart failure.  Now what if I were [...]

Eating Disorder Update: I AM SO FAT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4A2tBRQklY As you can probably tell from this vlog's title, my body image is horrendous. I feel like I am a blubbery whale with two colossal legs and because of this, the idea of going out in public fills me with dread. I fear people will stare at my revolting physique and whisper amongst their [...]

When Ed Doesn’t Leave: Does Palliative Care Play a Role in Treatment for Chronic Anorexia Nervosa?

If you were to look online, I am sure you could discover a plethora of  inspirational stories about dying anorexics who cheated death and freed themselves from their eating disorder. But for every patient who survives the horrors of this dangerous and sometimes fatal brain disorder, there is a story of a patient who has [...]