It Happened This Week – Anorexia’s Collateral Damage, Taco Bell’s “Meat”, and a Blueberry Scandal

Marie Caro, mother of model Isabelle Caro, took her own life last week, reportedly due to the guilt she felt over Isabelle's death last November from complications due to anorexia.  In an article for The Observer, Barbara Ellen discusses a mother's guilt over her daughter's disease and whether parents of children with eating disorders should […]

Walking for a Good Cause

If you're in the New York City area next Sunday, plan to pull out your walking shoes and join the fun.  The National Eating Disorders Association [NEDA] is hosting its 2nd Annual New York City NEDA Walk at the Riverside Park Promenade. Funds raised will go to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders […]

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

On A Weight Lifted, we often blog about women who struggle with body image, binge eating, emotional eating, and unhealthy dieting – all issues which relate to more serious and sometime life-threatening eating disorders such as bulimia and anorexia. Wouldn't it be wonderful if we -as a society – could prevent more people from undergoing the […]