Eating Disorder Writing


Eating Disorder Writing

A group for women who are thinking about, in the process of, or have written books about disordered eating in all of its forms.

Location: #Identity
Members: 18
Latest Activity: Jun 4

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Two versions of a poem

Started by Emma Fitz Dec 22, 2012. 0 Replies

A poem I found from when I was trying to understand where this sense of having two sides in me came from... I was recovering from my eating disorder and feeling very conflicted, my therapist asked me…Continue

Anorexia and a Southern goodbye

Started by Angela E. Gambrel. Last reply by Karen Wood May 24, 2011. 0 Replies

(Note - This is my blog post about how my eating disorder impacts everything, including the recent death and funeral of my grandfather.)Nothing is simple when you have anorexia nervosa. Not even…Continue

Tags: theSouth, anorexia, Kentucky, Grandpa, eatingdisorders

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Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on February 4, 2012 at 8:59am

Still on your New Year’s diet?

.99¢ buys you encouragement: FAT CHICK, a novel (ebook version)

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on January 28, 2012 at 4:53pm

My mom honored on the website MY MOM THE STYLE ICON:

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on January 13, 2012 at 9:59am

How’s that New Year’s diet coming?


.99¢ buys you inspiration: “Fat Chick” the novel available on Amazon and B&

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on January 5, 2012 at 12:01pm

In a time when many authors have to shill their own work (physically and financially) because publishers can't afford to or don't want to unless you're a Kardashian and they know people will line up for the book signing (yes, Kim & Co "wrote" a novel) we can get so caught up in promoting our stuff that we forget others have written books too.

In an effort to help a friend/mentor as well as recommend a book that I have read and really did benefit from I offer you an article I wrote about "Unhooked: How to Quit Anything."

Just don't quit writing.

Comment by Danielle Boonstra on January 4, 2012 at 9:09am

I had no idea this group existed!  I have a memoir on my laptop detailing my 15 year struggle with bulimia (and other things).  We'll see if it ever sees the light of day!

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on December 29, 2011 at 9:10am

SKINNY FOR SALE! Fat Chick, a novel (ebook version) is now .99¢ Available on Amazon, B&, Apple books, Google books, Smashwords...

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on December 9, 2011 at 2:32pm

In case you missed today's WSJ: "How I Became A Best-selling Author --

Comment by Angela E. Gambrel on October 16, 2011 at 12:33pm

Latest blog post: "Staying Connected: The Importance of Friends in Eating Disorder Recovery

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on October 13, 2011 at 3:19pm
Do you have the confidence to wear PJs in public: Read Sleepwear as Streetwear
Comment by Jenn Delage on October 7, 2011 at 11:49pm
I blog about recovery of ED-NOS at

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Jo Ivester commented on the blog post '[SWP: Behind the Book] The Outskirts of Hope'
"Thanks Betsy and Jo Anne for your comments.  "Outskirts" will be available on a Kindle, but that won't be put up for pre-order until about a month before publication.  I am glad you both found the story to be interesting.…"
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Betsy Teutsch commented on the blog post '[SWP: Behind the Book] The Outskirts of Hope'
"Wow! What a story! My friend Rabbi Julie Greenberg spent a chunk of her childhood with her mom and 4 sisters in a poor county in the South where her mom set up a Head Start program. You two should meet!! "
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