Pro Ana websites and the dangerous culture they instilled

I hate to admit this, but I am going to. I used to be obsessed with Pro Ana websites. If you don’t know what that means, that’s probably a good thing. Pro Ana is short for Pro-Anorexia, and in the late nineties and early 2000s, these abounded on the web on sites such as Live […]

What does bulimia do to your body?

If you are suffering from bulimia, then you will be in significant emotional, mental, spiritual and physical pain. Bulimia is like an addiction – you will be compelled to binge and purge even when you don’t want to – even when you are trying not to. Many people who suffer from bulimia says they feel […]

5 Celebrities with Eating Disorders

Tracey Gold Do you remember Tracey Gold? She is probably best known for playing Carol Seaver on the 1980s sitcom Growing Pains which ran from 1985 until 1992. Tracey was a famous child star, like her sister Missy. I remember one episode of the show that Carol Seaver fell through the roof of her bedroom, […]

Does Anyone Remember the Pro-Ana Sites on Live Journal?

Warning: if you are suffering from an eating disorder, this may not be an appropriate post for you to read. This post is a discussion about what used to be on the pro-ana sites of the mid 2000s. Lots of this stuff was bad for people. These sites were frequented primarily by women, but there […]

Eating Disorder – A Short Story (not about me!)

This is a short story about a girl with an eating disorder. This is a short story only. I promise that it isn’t about me.