“It’s complicated.” That’s the response we often hear to the question “what causes an eating disorder?” And it’s true, eating disorders can have their beginnings in many different ways and for many different reasons. Like other mental illnesses, the “cause” isn’t always clear. While we can’t attribute the cause of an eating disorder to any one life event, we can identify patterns.
From what we know, eating disorders do not discriminate. Meaning, they affect all people of
My friends, I have a confession. And it’s a big one. I know it won’t come as a surprise if you have read any of my prior blogs that I am a foodie, food lover, food aficionado. And everything else that comes along with loving food. But my confession today is greater than my love of food. My confession is that I am a Comfort Eater. I crave comfort food in situations where I need a little TLC (or a lot). I seek out food at the end of the day after everyone goes to sleep and