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Eating disorder recovery

How to Recover from an Eating Disorder during the Summer

By Christine Saah | Guest Blogger I am 115 days free of binging and purging. I know the summer can be very difficult and wanted to offer some tips on how I am continuing to recover. I hope they are of help to you. First, I made a promise to my friend that I would offer up 9 receptions
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100 Days Binge and Purge FREE!!

By Christine Saah | Guest Blogger 100 days ago I made up my mind that I owed it to myself to fight for freedom. I am a daughter of God and my Father wanted to finally help me heal after I had resisted His help for so long. My eating disorder kept me from being close to God, the source
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Face it. Own it. Heal it.

By Chiara | Guest Blogger I’m not a victim anymore. Today I started owning my recovery for the first time in years. I still can’t fathom how much God has blessed me throughout this journey. I pray God will use my vulnerability and honesty to give you hope and encouragement to keep fig
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Ahh, That Fat Feeling

By Christine Saah |Guest Blogger That moment when you realize you still have that voice in your head telling you lies can be scary. I heard that voice non-stop as I ran errands around town with my sister. First, I heard the voice when I came home from Mass. I ate a small breakfast, bu
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Sweetheart, Stop That. You Are Enough.

By Katie Krog | Guest Blogger If we wrote stories about how we treat ourselves and view the world in relation to reality, no one would publish or buy them, because no one would believe them. The Creator of the universe thought she was beautiful, whispered it to her every moment of eve
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I will not sink. I will not sink. I will not sink.

By Christine Saah | Guest Blogger I am sad to say that suicide is happening and impacting people I know and love. One boy was only 12 years old and another was only in high school. I guess I’ve been blind to the fact that when 16 seconds go by, another person has committed suicide in
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Girl, Don’t Carry Around Your Mistakes!

I am in Belize for the week and am exceedingly grateful to Christine, one of our guest bloggers for helping me this week with our blog posts. Christine is an amazing writer and an even more amazing person. I hope you are able to glean some very valuable lessons from her posts today. B
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Eating Tissues to Starve Off Hunger: The Truth About Modeling

By Beth Greenfield, Shine Staff When former Vogue Australia editor-in-chief Kirstie Clements got unexpectedly, unceremoniously fired last year, she was offered a book deal to tell her story the very next day. Now the new memoir, “The Vogue Factor,” has folks buzzing about her decision
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Skinny Jeans + Eating Disorder = Disaster

By Christine Saah: The Easter Triduum is complete and our Savior has let the Father’s will be done. We are redeemed! We may not have been eye witnesses of the crucifixion of Christ, but we are still able to experience it on a daily basis as practicing Catholics. The struggle each of u
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“I wanted to be good and wait until I was legal…”

By Christine Saah: I have come to realize the parts of my life that God is asking me to change. Let me tell you, it’s so tough getting rid of things that are a comfort in my life.  What I am comfortable with is not necessarily healthy for me. A less known issue of mine is the way in w
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