Eating Disorders

Silently starving for more support

If you were diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening illness, would you tell anyone?Continue...

Running towards recovery

I started running as a requirement for my 10th grade Phys-Ed class.Continue...

Social media influencers set a dangerous precedent for healthy eating

The average Instagram athlete curates their daily posts like a diet: they’re around 34 per cent training tips, 19 per cent lengthy motivational posts, 47 per cent healthy recipes, and they show no sign of anything resembling real life.Continue...

‘You don’t even have to think’: Eating disorders and varsity athletes

When Branna MacDougall realized what was happening, it was too late.

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My invisible friend ED

Let’s get one thing straight — eating disorders aren’t diets.Continue...

My obsession with perfection

Four years ago, I was admitted in the eating disorder unit at Sick Kids Hospital.Continue...

A battle that ate me alive

First year is supposed to be an exciting time, but I spent mine battling with a pre-existing eating disorder.Continue...

AuthenticallyU: Promoting positive body image

Disordered eating and other concerns associated with a negative body image have become more widely understood as serious and pervasive, but it can still be hard to find support from...Continue...

Queen’s faces of mental illness: Eating disorder recovery

As part of Mental Illness Awareness Week, Lifestyle featured personal stories from Queen’s student each day from Oct. 6-10. We’ll be continuing the initiative throughout the year with more...Continue...

Queen’s faces of mental illness: Eating disorder support

WARNING: This piece talks about eating disorders and may be triggering for some readers.

As part of Mental Illness Awareness Week, Lifestyle is featuring...Continue...

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