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What will YOU be doing for Eating Disorders Awareness Week

It’s that time of year again! As you know, the Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness (PEDAW) Campaign:  love our bodies, love ourselves, is launched every year from February 1-7 with activities and events taking place throughout the year.  It is a province wide effort to raise awareness around prevention and early intervention of eating disorders as … Read More

Win an iPad Mini!

The Hunt to Love Our Bodies, Love Ourselves! February 1-29, 2016 It all started a number of months ago.  We came across an online game our friends at ChangeDayBC were hosting using an app, new to us, called GooseChase. What is GooseChase, you ask?  GooseChase is your ticket to an iPad Mini.  Yes, you heard … Read More

Recovery is not a Highway

In my last year of high school, “Life is a Highway”, by Tom Cochran, was a very popular song. When I heard the song on the radio, or (gasp) on a cassette tape, I would turn up the volume and sing my heart out. Recently, I heard Rascal Flatts’ cover of this song, and thought … Read More

Supermarket Chaos

“Low-fat,” “Gluten-free,” “Reduced sodium” – labels, advertisements and recipes that are plaguing our supermarkets, TV and internet. I remember walking through my local supermarket feeling unbelievably overwhelmed. I remember growing up eating a “balanced” meal with meat, rice and vegetables. As a student, I was taught about the Canadian food guide standards and how many … Read More

Guest Post: What does Recovery mean to You?

When the recovery process began for me back in September of 2007, I had a clear image of what recovery meant to me at the end of this journey.  Seven years later it is now clear to me that image never existed, and there is no real end to this journey, which has given me … Read More



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