Recovering from an Eating Disorder Without My Strongest Support System Nearby

Author: Val Berenshtein I go to college... nine states away from my home. That is 891 miles away from my mother and father, away from my siblings, away from the town I grew up in, away from the safety of my four-walled bedroom, away from the love, support and nurture I depended on for so … Continue reading Recovering from an Eating Disorder Without My Strongest Support System Nearby

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The Lies an Eating Disorder Will Tell You, and the Importance of Ignoring Them

Author: Val Berenshtein I am not sick enough. I am not restricting enough. I am not hurting myself. I am just bored. I need to be busier. I have anxiety and depression. I don’t have an eating disorder. I am fine. These are the lies... my illness would seductively whisper into my ear – the … Continue reading The Lies an Eating Disorder Will Tell You, and the Importance of Ignoring Them