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October 31, 2014

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10:35 PM | Recovery is the Voice that Tells Your Future
It’s 6:30 a.m. in Germany, and I am underwater, pulling my body through the cool water’s drag. I’ve ridden my bike to the swimming pool (das schwimmbad), and have lost my location amid the winding streets. I only know that I must exercise. That is enough to pull me from sleep at dawn and push […]

October 30, 2014

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2:00 PM | Your Body is Worth Getting to Know
I was in my late 20′s, and well into my struggles with anorexia and bulimia, before I began to perceive a tangible difference between “my body” and “me.” After so many years of casually speaking about “my body,” “my mind,” “my heart,” “my spirit,” I finally started to wonder just who the “my” was who […]

October 16, 2014

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2:00 PM | Do What You Can and Don’t Worry About the Odds Against You
I have been blogging a bit about a fabulous book called “Voyage of the Turtle” by Carl Safina. At some point, this book has become less about gaining a simple “tortoise education” and more about learning how to simply live life. In one of my favorite quotes, the author writes (this about watching a single […]

October 02, 2014

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11:46 PM | Ambivalence and Eating Disorders: Inpatient Treatment, Belonging, and Identity
When Tetyana Tweeted and “Tumblr-ed” (is there a better name for putting something on Tumblr?) a quote from a qualitative research article about ambivalence and eating disorders, I knew I would want to write a blog post about it. Of course, life happened, and so this post is coming a little later than I had intended. Nonetheless, I am happy to be sharing a post about a fresh article by Karin Eli (2014) about eating disorders and ambivalence in the inpatient hospital setting. The […]

Eli K (2014). Between difference and belonging: configuring self and others in inpatient treatment for eating disorders., PloS one, 9 (9) PMID: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25210886

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