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  1. Coming Into Your Own Skin

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    A bipolar take on body image and shame Meegan Simpson-Cooke, BSW Reprinted from "Body Image" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 12 (1), p. 21 As a child, a family friend once compared my size favourably to that of her daughter: How come you’re so t ...

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  2. Purging My Eating Disorder

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    One man’s real-life struggle and recovery Tyson Busby Reprinted from "Body Image" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 12 (1), p. 23 I struggled with an eating disorder from the time I was 18 until my mid-twenties. My struggles grew naturally out of ...

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  3. A Perfect Body in a Perfect World?

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    Anorexia, cultural pressure and chasing the ideal body across two continents Laura Chapman Reprinted from "Body Image" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 12 (1), p. 26 Following my Grade 12 year, I travelled to Italy as an exchange student. There, ...

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  4. I Am Enough

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    My journey to a life of self-love and positive body image Ruby Roxx Reprinted from "Body Image" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 12 (1), p. 29 Even before I was a teenager, I hated my body. As young as 11 or 12, I stopped paying attention to my g ...

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  5. Loving Your Body Is a Daily Choice

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    Chloe Allred Reprinted from "Body Image" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 12 (1), p. 32 There isn’t a particular day or moment that I can look back on and say, “That is exactly when I became anorexic.” Many things came together to facilitate my a ...

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  6. An Invitation to Love Our Bodies, Love Ourselves

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    Amy Pezzente Reprinted from "Body Image" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 12 (1), p. 35 I don’t think anyone can be fully prepared for working in the field of eating disorder prevention. It is frustrating, empowering and challenging all at the sa ...

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  7. You Are More Than What You Eat

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    Learning to trust your body to make good food decisions Ali Eberhardt, RD Reprinted from "Body Image" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 12 (1), p. 37 “You are what you eat” is a phrase I hear often as a dietitian working in the food and nutrition ...

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  8. Resources

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    Reprinted from "Body Image" issue of Visions Journal Jessie’s Legacy Jessie’s Legacy Eating Disorders Prevention and Awareness is a program of Family Services of the North Shore. Learn more about resiliency, disordered eating, and relationships ...

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  9. Eating Disorders and Social Support

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    “In the process of recovery from physical or emotional illness, addiction, and specifically eating disorders, social support is the very ‘cradle’ in which recovery takes place.” 1 With eating disorders, the cradle metaphor is very apt. The love and suppor ...

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  10. Wellness Module 7: Eating and Living Well

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      Download PDF | Photocopy-friendly PDF | More Wellness Modules | More info sheets Author: CMHA BC and AnxietyBC     I’m worried about my weight I don’t have enough energy I don’t like the way I look I struggle to find time for exercise ...

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