Monthly Archives: June 2016

Wanted: 100 research participants to compare anorexia nervosa types

Young UK researcher, Katie Linden, needs your help, fast! She wants to gather 100 participants before the end of July to assist her investigation on whether people who have experienced anorexia without body dysmorphia show the same local processing bias as people with more ‘typical’ anorexia. Here is the link. To help interest you in taking part, Katie answers […]

Give blood to help crack genetic code of anorexia – researchers’ call to United States and Australia

‘Grandma, when you were in hospital last year, were you really sick?’ My eldest grandson, aged nine, and I are walking home from the local shops, enjoying a little ‘us’ time, when he pops this question, out of the blue. I pause in my step. Almost drop my bundle. This little scenario is one big reason […]

Getting Better Bite by Bite _ German translation

Getting Better Bite by Bite around the world – I’m totally excited today to hold a copy of the new German translation of Getting Better Bite by Bite.   This survival kit/self-help book is written for people experiencing symptoms of binge eating and bulimia eating disorders. It has been an honour to write the new version […]

Poetry and song help healing and keep advocacy wheels turning

Often we might wonder if what we do, really matters. Working on World Eating Disorders Action Day has mattered, and will continue to matter…because we, and others who come on board for however long on this journey, will make it matter. Being a member of the steering committee for this amazing, first-ever, World Eating Disorders Day […]

Join Keanu Reeves in supporting World Eating Disorders Action Day_June 2

Keanu Reeves and other stars in To the Bone support World Eating Disorders Action Day. See their powerful message. Reeves, and other actors in the upcoming feature film based on one survivor’s true story are joining more than 200 organizations around the globe to unite for the cause on June 2, 2016. This inaugural grassroots campaign is shining a […]