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Eating Distress and Christmastime

13 Jan

Catherine Collins

For most of us, Christmas is a time of celebration, a happy time filled with raucous family gatherings, new gifts and toys and presents, too much wine and too much food. Children rush around with buckets of energy, no one stopping them because it’s Christmas, and no one cares if they are making noise or making a mess. People wear silly hats and crack unfunny jokes. The expensive cutlery comes out and the house is full of delicious smells of food no one has time to make any other time of the year.

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‘My Secret Life: A Memoir of Bulimia’: A face behind the statistics

6 Jan

By Jane Haynes

According to figures released by Bodywhys, the Eating Disorder Association of Ireland, up to 200,000 people may be affected by eating disorders  Continue reading