The practice of treating eating disorders has become more complicated in the last few years. Recent research has shown that a variety of factors can influence an individual’s development of an eating disorder.

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. In a special section of USA Today, National Eating Disorder Association CEO Claire Mysko advocates for awareness and action:

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:40

I Might Have An Eating Disorder: What Do I Do?

The moment when you recognize your eating behaviors have gotten out of control can be followed by intense fear and uncertainty. Will I need treatment? Where will I go? What will happen during treatment?

By Hailey Meyer

Eating disorders are about so much more than physical appearance or a desire to lose weight. They are about fear, feelings of inadequacy, crippling anxiety, and an overpowering voice in your head constantly telling you you're not good enough.

By Ashley Martin, 2016 Remuda Alumna

“You are a liar. You tell me I am worthless, and unworthy. You say I am not worth fighting for. You tell me I am undesirable and unpleasant. According to you, I am ugly and overweight, incapable and broken.

Thursday, 12 January 2017 14:08

Trauma Can Lead to Eating Disorders

Heather was raped when was she was a young adult. Her feelings of fear, rage, and powerlessness that followed became overwhelming and unmanageable. Initially, the stress she felt robbed her of her appetite; but, eventually, she began restricting her eating by choice. It gave her a sense of power over her body.
Monday, 09 January 2017 16:59

Mentors Helped Me Learn to Love My Body

By Sara Goniea, Remuda Alumna

Once, I wanted to vanish. My body was a vessel to be tamed, broken, tortured, ignored, and forced into submission. I conveniently forgot that without it I didn't exist; frankly, at that point, I often wished I didn't exist.

Thursday, 05 January 2017 16:20

I am Loved and I am Loveable

By Lila Levitt

It was the year 2007 and my eating disorder had taken over my life. I needed help.

Thursday, 05 January 2017 16:12

Choose to Love Your Body

By Kelsea Rausch, 2006 Remuda Alumna

The question of when I learned to love my body is a difficult one to answer. I started my journey of recovery almost 11 years ago now, and just as it has been for many people, it’s been a bumpy road.

Thursday, 05 January 2017 16:04

Goodbye, ED

By Hayley Rambo, 2016 Remuda Ranch Alumna

Dear ED,

For years, you held me under the delusion that if I put my trust in you, you would make me invincible.

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