Last week was eating disorder awareness week, and it kind of pushed me to go for it with this post. I want to clear up some of the misconceptions about disordered eating. This blog post isn't just for the girls who have issues with food. It's for the parents who don't realize their kids are hiding food under their napkins at dinner. It's for the teachers who don't see their students constantly tugging at their clothes. It's for the friends who don't know what's going on, but they know somethings up.
According to the National institute of Mental Health, 1 in 5 women will struggle with disordered eating at some point in her life. That means 20% of women are fighting a battle that isn’t regularly talked about in the media, or in magazines, or really at all. Teams are in place to help girls with these [...]