Tag Archives: eating disorders

Halloween store’s “Anna Rexia” costume

Originally posted in Community Blog

TweetEditors’ note: This product, which was originally created by Dreamgirl, is no longer carried at Halloweenstore.com as of October 2013. Plenty of people take Halloween as an opportunity to dress in more revealing outfits (/costumes) than they would, say, to the office; there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that! But it’s irritating that most of the costumes specifically [...]
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Vicious cycles: mothers, daughters, eating disorders

TweetOver the weekend, this postcard was posted at PostSecret. For those of you who aren’t familiar with PostSecret, it’s a long-running crowd sourced art project in which people put their secrets on postcards and mail them in. Pretty simple concept, really powerful results. This card, which I have to assume was created by a woman, [...]
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Yoplait pulls eating disorder triggering commercial off the air

TweetAfter the National Eating Disorders Association called Yoplait out on a commercial that normalizes disordered eating, the company has agreed to pull the commercial off the air. A NEDA press release says that “after conversations with General Mills executives Eric Galler, vice president of marketing, Yoplait, and Jeff Hagen, director of consumer services – the [...]
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It’s National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

TweetAre you aware that more than 10 million American women and more than 1 million American men suffer from an eating disorder? Once you add in binge eating disorder, eating disorders not otherwise specified (EDNOS) and subclinical disordered eating, that figure shoots up alarmingly. Are you aware that 40% of new anorexia cases are in [...]
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Model Isabelle Caro dies after long battle with anorexia

TweetIt was reported several days ago that Isabelle Caro, the French model whose struggle with anorexia became public several years ago, has died. Caro shocked the world when she appeared, her body naked and wasted, in a 2007 anti-anorexia billboard campaign. She died on November 17th, but her family did not report her death until [...]
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