Saturday, 18 April 2015

Overcoming an Eating Disorder With Instagram

"Hayley Kremer, a 20-year-old student at Colorado Mesa University, believes that her eating disorder first began in high school—but she’s struggled with body-image issues for much longer. She’s been in recovery for a few years, and sees both a nutritionist and a counselor. But on top of these more traditional recovery resources, she largely credits her Instagram account for the significant progress she’s made in getting better."

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/04/overcoming-an-eating-disorder-with-instagram/387658/

Hayl's Instagram feed is pictured below.

https://instagram.com/hayls_sprinklesofsunshine/

Having a conversation about food - even if it is only with yourself - can be helped by the low barrier and immediacy of a social media app like Instagram.

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