Between Sisters

We recently received a very powerful testimony from a sibling of a young woman with an eating disorder who is a part of the Looking Glass Foundation's community. It is a plea for us to learn more about eating disorders - to arm ourselves with knowledge to better support and help those around us that are suffering...

Anorexia, the Impossible Subject

A recent article, “Anorexia, the Impossible Subject” by Alice Gregory, published in The New Yorker has made me reconsider the way we speak and write about eating disorders. In response to Kelsey Osgood’s newly-published book, How to Disappear Completely: On Modern Anorexia”, Alice Gregory builds on the argument that much of contemporary literature about anorexia paradoxically glamourizes the disease rather than exposing its dark and deadly nature...

12 Days of Christmas

Surviving life with, or in recovery from, an eating disorder is difficult even at the best of times. And for me, Christmas was the best of times! But anorexia cast a heavy shadow over the holidays for both me and my family, as the fear of all that decadent food and overbearing company eclipsed the traditional merriment...

How to Select the Most Appropriate Residential Treatment Program

As you probably know, there are different types of eating disorders. While some healthcare facilities may recommend different programs for different eating disorders, it’s important to keep in mind that different people can experience eating disorders in different ways. Whether you suffer from anorexia, bulimia, binge eating or another unspecified eating disorder, you will undoubtedly…