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How To Avoid Body Shame in a Body Image Obsessed Culture

By Kelly HoffmacherApril 19, 2016
I’ve blogged about being in recovery from an eating disorder on this site. Even though I have a few years under my... More  →
How To Avoid Body Shame in a Body Image Obsessed Culture

Real Talk: I'm in Recovery From an Eating Disorder

By Kelly HoffmacherMarch 22, 2016
It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment when I began to eat abnormally, but the first recollection I have of starving myself... More  →
Real Talk: I'm in Recovery From an Eating Disorder

Auntie SparkNotes: I Can't Lose Weight and I Hate It

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 27, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, When I was 11, I decided that I wanted to lose weight—I was categorized as obese and being fat wasn't... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Can't Lose Weight and I Hate It

Auntie SparkNotes: Do I Have an Eating Disorder?

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 27, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I've been reading your column for several years now, and I've always found it entertaining and informative, even when the... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Do I Have an Eating Disorder?

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Apologize To My Long-Ago Ex?

By kat_rosenfieldJune 13, 2014
Dear Auntie, A few years ago, I dated "Bob." After a while he breaks up with me, but says "I still want to... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Apologize To My Long-Ago Ex?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Thinks I'm Anorexic

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 7, 2014
Hi Auntie, My mom thinks that I'm anorexic, or have some sort of eating problem, when I don't. When I went to the... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Thinks I'm Anorexic

Ke$ha Seeks Treatment for Eating Disorder

By Ashley Brooke RobertsJanuary 8, 2014
Do not google search “female celebrities with eating disorders.” It is a dark internet hole to fall down. We learned today that... More  →
Ke$ha Seeks Treatment for Eating Disorder

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Feel Better About My Body?

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 6, 2013
Dear Auntie, I'm sure you've gotten many letters from Sparklers with the same issues but I was wondering if you had any... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Feel Better About My Body?

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Scared Of Being Touched

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 25, 2012
Dear Auntie, I know you recently already answered a letter about a gynecologist, but this is different. I'm not quite 15 yet, and... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Scared Of Being Touched