A Few of My Favorite Websites
On this page you’ll find friends I’ve met along my online journey who may be of assistance to you on your bulimia recovery journey. I’ve also included great online resources for those looking for a safe place to share their story, find out more about bulimia and how to get help.
Gurze Books and Bulimia.com
From the authors of the first book I know on eating disorders (Bulimia: A Guide to Recovery by Lindsey Hall and Leigh Cohn) and a publishing company specifically focused on books/materials for eating disorders. A fantastic resource for people in recovery, family members and professionals looking for resources to support their patients.
Eating Disorder Hope
Information and resources primarily for treatment professionals and parents of loved ones with eating disorders. They have a monthly newsletter that goes out to over 18,000 each month with updates about the industry and treatment centers across the United States.
The Spirit Within
A wonderful blog written by Angela, a recovered anorexic, who doesn’t allow her former eating disorder to define her. As she says “I pray that you feel less alone in your own journey through life after your visit here. I am Angela, and I am still learning about who I am and where I want to go in this life. The journey is endless…”
Make Peace With Food
Dr. Nina Savelle-Rocklin is a certified psychoanalyst and licensed psychotherapist practice in the Los Angeles area. Dr. Nina’s personal experience with an eating disorder gives her a unique understanding of what it’s like to struggle with this issue, and she knows that recovery is possible. She provides empathy and understanding, as well as professional and clinical expertise, in the treatment of eating disorders.
Does Every Woman Have an Eating Disorder
Dr. Stacey is a clinical psychologist whose contention is that every woman has an eating disorder– not necessarily anorexia or bulimia per se, but a fixation on food/ weight/shape that is unhealthy, unwanted, and undying. Her blog is a forum where she presents some of her ideas that she’s turning into a book on eating disorders.
Laura’s Soap Box
Laura’s an activist. Well, that’s only part of the picture. She’s also a writer and former soap-maker, bartender, Chinese student, English teacher and travel agent is a mom on a mission to dispel myths about eating disorders, the Family-Based Maudsley approach, brain disorders, mixed race, adoption, saponification. ophidiophobia, and tap dancing. She’s making a difference for those with ED and their parents to get the proper treatment they deserve.
Weighing the Facts
A blog with lots of inspiring resources and affirmations for people recovering from an eating disorder. A creative, artsy, and encouraging source of eating disorder facts. This site balances the informative with the inspiring and the educational with the entertaining.
Designed and run by ex-anorexic Anne-Sophie, this blog has flair and speaks to anorexics in their own language. Anne-Sophie understands that anorexia plays dirty, and that is why she is so committed to fighting it – and helping others do the same. She has some great podcasts that you can listen to online, too.
This eating disorder blog is powered by Carrie Arnold whose amazing personal style, writing and enthusiasm all come through in powerful ways on her blog. Carrie had anorexia for over a decade and this woman’s got some great advice and ideas for you. If you only check out one ED blog today, be sure to spend some time with Carrie.