We’re All Recovering from Something, Life Is How We Get By by Jenna S.

People say that when you leave residential treatment for an eating disorder, the journey of recovery is not over. And, in fact, the journey is actually just beginning.

Now, don’t let that scare you. Of course we’d like to hear that all the hard work is behind us and that now we can really start living our lives, but let me stop you right there. Life is a journey and even while you’re in recovery, you’re still living your life. This is your life. You can exist or live. You can survive or thrive. And recovery is all about learning to live and thrive again...

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...

Why I Share My Story

I know many anorexics, bulimics, and other disordered eaters who prefer to keep their experiences tightly under wraps - a book bound, locked, and hidden under the floorboards. And I can understand why - who wants to reopen old wounds or expose what might be perceived as weaknesses? But somehow, I’ve never really felt that way. For the most part, I’ve always been quite open about my life as an anorexic in recovery, from the moment I was first diagnosed. Why? Well, a few reasons come to mind…