Tag : eating disorder awareness week

Drunkorexia: the dangerous vernacular

7 months ago / 0 comments

In recent years it has become popular to add ‘orexia’ to the end of colloquial words creating a made-up terminology for serious disordered eating issues. Some of these include ‘bigorexia’ and ‘drunkorexia’. In light of this week being Eating Disorder Awareness week, I wanted to delve into what these mental … Read More

EDAW: Visions of eating disorders in film and writing

7 months ago / 0 comments

Every time that Eating Disorders Awareness Week comes around, I am amazed to find that is has been another year without the control of Anorexia/Bulimia. Perfectionism – and feeling like you will never reach the standards that you set for yourself – is a common underlying cause of eating disorders … Read More

You’ve recovered from an eating disorder… But what happens now?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Eating disorders are damaging illnesses that can grasp away your happiness for long periods of time. For eating disorders awareness week, Charlie discusses the confusion you may feel once you have recovered from an eating disorder, and how to deal with conflicting feelings. You’ve reached out for support from your closest … Read More