• Can I break the habit of black and white thinking?!? Twitter Thursday!! #KatiFAQ | Kati Morton
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    Can I break the habit of black and white thinking?!? Twitter Thursday!! #KatiFAQ | Kati Morton

    Hey everybody, happy Thursday and, when it’s Thursday for those who are new, that means I’m on twitter. If you haven’t found me on twitter, it’s @katimorton so, you should just go and follow me. It’s easy as that and then use the hashtag #katifaq and ask your questions and I sort them and I find them and I have three today as well as a journal topic and a shout out so you wanna stay tuned for that and I’ll try to make it quick ’cause I know some of you told me the videos can be really long and it’s hard for you to, um, watch them all…

  • Why do I want to watch triggering stuff all the time? Twitter Thursday! #KatiFAQ | Kati Morton
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    Why do I want to watch triggering stuff all the time? Twitter Thursday! #KatiFAQ | Kati Morton

    – Hey everybody, happy Thursday. And because it’s Thursday that means I’m on Twitter. And it’s almost Friday, hooray! Cause I’ve been tired this week, I don’t know why. I guess actually it’s just been a long week with the filming and all the anxiety build-up with that and then like it’s done and now I’m pooped. So anyway, I’ve been on Twitter and you’ve asked your question using the hashtag KatiFAQ. I have found them and I’m gonna answer them. But I only have three questions today because I tend to make my videos really long. I’m trying to shorten them a little bit. And I have a journal…

  • What’s considered sexual abuse? Twitter Thursday! #KatiFAQ | Kati Morton
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    What’s considered sexual abuse? Twitter Thursday! #KatiFAQ | Kati Morton

    – Hello, hello, happy Thursday. Can you believe it’s almost Friday? It’s almost the weekend, the freakin’ weekend. This week went by really fast for me, so it’s already Thursday and you know what that means. I’m on Twitter. So I have four questions for you as well as journal topic and I also have a thank you at the end. So stay tuned for that. Without further ado. First question. Hey Kati, how can you tell whether your friends are toxic friends or not? I thought this was a great question, ’cause I talked about it a lot before. I have a video on it from way back in…

  • EATING DISORDERS A CHOICE?  Kati Morton talks about anorexia Bulimia, Binging & Purging
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    EATING DISORDERS A CHOICE? Kati Morton talks about anorexia Bulimia, Binging & Purging

    Hey everybody, happy thursday, and so today’s question comes from youtube! You know youtube, you’re watching it right now. And I thought this was a really good question because they’ve said that they heard a lot of things about this on youtube and there’s been a lot of chatter. So what is the question? Let’s get into it: it says: “Hey Kati, could you maybe do a coffee and a chat video?” I don’t have coffee, I’m sorry. “There’s a lot of hype on youtube, about eating disorders being a choice,” “What are your thoughts? When I was suffering from one, I was told multiple times, that it was.” Ok,…

  • What Is Pro Ana? | Eating Disorders
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    What Is Pro Ana? | Eating Disorders

    So Pro-Ana is a term that is used to describe a community in general mediated online through websites, maybe through certain types of chat rooms or social media sites that basically serve as sort of a support community for kind of perpetuating Anorexia and anorexic tendencies. So these are actually sites that glorify Anorexia nervosa. They may involve posting pictures of very thin, cachectic, emaciated looking models or other people from the media. Or even unknown people that have a very thin, emaciated, actually starved look to them. And then with comments and people posting about how wonderful these body types look. You will also on Pro-Ana websites see things…

  • 5 TIPS to RECOVER from an EATING DISORDER by YOURSELF! | Kati Morton
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    5 TIPS to RECOVER from an EATING DISORDER by YOURSELF! | Kati Morton

    Today, I’d like to talk about ways we can recover on our own I know for a lot of you, you’ve talked to me about Not knowing if you can Not having the financial ability to actually seek services or, being too young and your parents won’t take you seriously So what can you do to recover on your own? Today I’m going to offer five helpful tips on ways you can start recovery on your own without actual professional help. Now the first thing I want to mention in the first tip is see your doctor. Your regular doctor, PCD (Primary Care Doctor) whatever the hell you want to…

  • 5 Ways to Help Someone with an Eating Disorder | Kati Morton
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    5 Ways to Help Someone with an Eating Disorder | Kati Morton

    So today I’m gonna offer 5 helpful tips that will better enable you to help those you care about who struggle with an eating disorder. Now the first thing that I would recommend you do is educate yourself about the disorder and the treatment options. I know that may sound kinda silly and ridiculous but I find before we’re even gonna say anything, try to offer support, we need to understand what it is they’re going through, what it can look like, and what treatment options are out there, especially if we’re gonna try to help them or assist in some way in them getting help. Now the second, and…

  • When does eating disorder behavior become an ED? #katifaq | Kati Morton
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    When does eating disorder behavior become an ED? #katifaq | Kati Morton

    Hey everybody. Happy Thursday. And since it’s Thursday here. I am answering your questions. And if any of you are new to the channel, welcome. And how you get your questions answered is, I release a Monday video, Usually around 10am on Monday, Sometimes noon. Depends. But around that time. And I’m in Pacific time. Because I’m in California. And you ask your questions below that video. Because within 24 hours, Usually it’s like Tuesday morning, I’m in the comments and I’m answering your questions. Or, I pick questions for my video today. Another way is to go on katimorton.com Under videos, and Q&A for videos. I think it’s Kati’s…

  • How to deal with Grief when someone you love dies | Kati Morton
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    How to deal with Grief when someone you love dies | Kati Morton

    Hey everyone this weeks topic is something that I know many of us have dealt with in our life and that is grief and grieving and dealing with the loss of someone in our lives. So stay tuned.musicSo thanks for checking back, this week’s topic, like I said, is to do with grief and grieving and losing someone that we’ve loved in our life and I know that many of us have gone through this at different periods of time and if any of you have watched my “draw my life” video that I did a couple of weeks ago I let you all know that I lost my father…

  • A typical day in the Eating Disorders Unit: Madi O’Dell’s story
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    A typical day in the Eating Disorders Unit: Madi O’Dell’s story

    Hi, I’m Sue O’Dell, Madison’s mom. And I’m Madi. A typical patient day, I mean, you wake up 6:30/7:00, depending on whether or not you want to shower or not. There are two bathrooms on the unit with showers, so if there are multiple girls who are staying overnight, you kind of have to share and you get your little time slot. But when you wake up, the nurse comes into your room and takes your vitals, and then you do weight and stuff. But after that, you’re free to kind of do what you please until it’s breakfast time. So, shower, get ready, get changed. Sometimes we would watch…