Tomorrow, I'm going to be doing a fundraising walk for the National Eating Disorders Association in Williamsburg, Virginia.
I've pledged my support, and now I'm asking you to help pledge yours. All donations to NEDA are tax-deductible, and you can make a donation at my fundraising page. No amount is too little. Anyone who donates in any amount will be entered in a raffle (okay, let's be honest- it will be me and a random number generator, but still) to win an autographed copy of my book Next to Nothing.
That's right. Donate a nickel or some belly button lint and you have a chance at winning a book. Seriously. It's that easy. I know times are tough financially right now, so don't feel bad if you aren't able to spare the money. I feel guilty asking my wonderful readers for donations, but it's a cause I believe in, so I'm swallowing my guilt.
I will post pictures of the walk tomorrow afterwards. I thought about seeing if Aria would behave on a leash, but I'm thinking that taking my cat would be a losing battle.
Thank you all for your support!
- binge eating disorder
- biology of EDs
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- Grand Theory of Eating Disorders
- narrating anorexia
- normal eating
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- I'm a science writer, a jewelry design artist, a bookworm, a complete geek, and mom to a wonderful kitty. I am also recovering from a decade-plus battle with anorexia nervosa. I believe that complete recovery is possible, and that the first step along that path is full nutrition.
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nour·ish: (v); to sustain with food or nutriment; supply with what is necessary for life, health, and growth; to cherish, foster, keep alive; to strengthen, build up, or promote
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