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Is stress causing my eating disorder?

Now more than ever we are dealing with greater amounts of stress. It is no surprise that our stress sometimes gets the best of us with all that we have occupying our time. Between work, school, home, relationships – our [...]

2021-07-20T20:42:53+00:00July 1st, 2020|

What is the truth about eating disorders?

Many myths surround the causes of eating disorders, who develops one, and the seriousness of the illness. Often these myths increase the stigma and may prevent those needing help from seeking treatment. […]

2021-07-20T20:44:12+00:00February 18th, 2020|

A True Story about Bulimia Nervosa

Approximately 4.7 million women will have their lives threatened by bulimia nervosa. Like other eating disorders, bulimia is complicated and not fully understood.  Those suffering will often binge on large amounts of food and then purge their calories through behaviors [...]

2021-07-20T20:44:12+00:00January 2nd, 2020|

Coping with Eating Disorders During the Holidays

The holidays invoke a sense of excitement and a hopeful feeling of the good times to come for most people.  After all, most holiday traditions include family, gifts, games, parties, and overall fun.  But for those suffering from an eating [...]

2021-07-20T20:44:12+00:00November 15th, 2019|

Did you choose your eating disorder?

It is hard for people to understand that eating disorders are not a choice, they are not a lifestyle. Someone with an eating disorder is not trying to garner attention; they are not choosing to battle a life-altering mental health [...]

2021-07-30T22:18:51+00:00March 27th, 2019|

How to Stop the Binge-Purge Cycle of Bulimia Nervosa

The binge-purge cycle of bulimia nervosa consists of behaviors, thoughts, and emotions. It is a cycle of intense shame for those struggling and can be a source of confusion for loved ones as to why the individual doesn’t “just stop.” The cycle [...]

2021-07-30T22:22:52+00:00February 1st, 2019|

Why do athletes struggle with eating disorders?

The National Eating Disorders Association estimates that 20 million women meet criteria for an eating disorder at some point during their lives. In recent studies of NCAA athletes, over one-third of female athletes reported attitudes and symptoms placing them at risk [...]

2019-09-27T07:29:00+00:00November 13th, 2018|

Anorexia vs Bulimia: What’s the Difference?

Both anorexia and bulimia can seriously damage your body. These conditions take a greater physical toll than most other mental health problems. However, in anorexia vs bulimia, what's the difference? Each of these eating disorders begin for a wide range [...]

2019-09-27T07:30:03+00:00October 12th, 2018|

How Magnolia Creek Made a Difference in Mary’s Life

Mary was 17 years old when her eating disorder began; it consumed her life, as is this case with so many women who suffer. Due to the stigma often surrounding eating disorders and the confusion surrounding the symptoms, many women [...]

2019-09-27T07:34:11+00:00July 12th, 2018|