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Eating disorder recovery

You Don’t Know You’re Beautiful

By Melissa St. Ledger | Guest Blogger | Chastity speaker for Generation Life I love the video that blew up on YouTube titled, “Dove Real Beauty Sketches.” If you haven’t seen it, watch it. I won’t explain the premise, but just that it reminded me of the fact that most women in America
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To Every Girl Who Looks in the Mirror

By Alison Fleury | Guest Blogger First, there is a face. A young, innocent face. A smooth, clear, happy face. One day, the face comes, and it is sad. The next day it is painted; concealer hides lack of sleep. Makeup hides a broken heart. But it can’t hide a thinning face. The fa
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Beneath the Make-Up, Fake Tan and Implants

By Molly Eggleston | Guest Blogger A couple of days ago, I was waiting in line at Target and picked up a magazine to skim through. Immediately after seeing pictures of models and celebrities, I began the body-bashing: I would kill for that body; I wish I had a stomach that flat; I wis
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Thanksgiving with an Eating Disorder

By Christine Saah | Guest Blogger When I first think of Thanksgiving the following words come to mind: Food, family, people we haven’t seen in awhile, and also more food with lots of pie. It sounds so exciting right? Most of you are probably crying on the inside thinking about the amo
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Keep Going Beautiful

By Christine Saah | Guest Blogger Don’t stop. Don’t ever give up. This is much easier said than done. Don’t we all wish it was so much easier to keep going through the trials of life without constantly wanting to crawl into bed, and cry? Every day there’s a moment where I want to cave
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Recently I Considered Plastic Surgery

By Jessica Harris | Guest Blogger | Founder of Beggar’s Daughter I cannot recall ever having body image issues. Even after years of watching bronzed, silicon porn stars, I didn’t truly feel inadequate. I’m not sure if I was just ignorant or if some part of me understood th
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The Perfect Little Blue F

By Christine Saah | Guest Blogger Perfect skin. Perfect Hair. Perfect Smile. Perfect Body. These images are thrown in my face constantly. If it’s not on some stupid magazine cover it is bound to be on some type of TV advertisement. These images find me and I am sure they find you too.
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How do I balance eating well, school and exercise?

By Christine Saah | Guest Blogger I blinked and summer was gone. I anticipated the beginning of the school year, but nothing really prepared me for the whole ordeal that unfolds the first day of classes. I assume it’s like that for most students. We all pack absolutely everything we n
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The Bathroom Scale

By Christine Saah | Guest Blogger My family didn’t actually have one until I was in middle school, but I remember most of my aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family usually had one. I was unaware of my weight except when I would get my yearly physical at the doctor’s office or when
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I Wanted to Stop Thinking About My Weight

By Connie Spyropoulos | Guest Blogger I’ve always been athletic and have played many sports including dance, tennis, softball, soccer, volleyball, cross-country and track and field. I played volleyball almost year-round for six years, including all throughout high school and I ran tra
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