Posts tagged story
Erin(story) - Kicking the Scale: A Journey to Recovery

Erin struggled with an eating disorder as a star soccer player and has a unique perspective on eating disorders in college athletes. She is also the author of a children’s book based on her son Austin who has severe food allergies. In her story Erin sheds some light on how to work your recovery even when there are very real food limitations involved.

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Amy(story) - Finding Joy After Her Struggle with an Eating Disorder

Amy’s story tells of her experiences with an eating disorder and major depression, as well as the power that her scale had over her. She talks about how amazing her life is now, and how her faith and religion helped her recover.

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Amanda - A Recovery Journey to Self-Love

Amanda tells about her struggles and relapses with anorexia and depression and shares treatment tools She and I talk about our experiences with residential treatment, coping skills and motivation in recovery, blind weights, relationships, and more.

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Colleen (story) - HAES Informed Clinical Psychologist, Living Life in Color

In her story, Colleen describes the “perfect storm” that led to her eating disorder. Now a Health at Every Size informed Clinical Psychologist in Virginia, Colleen also tells of how finding meaning and purpose in her life helped her in her recovery. As someone who escaped the fire of an eating disorder, she is running back with buckets of water to help those still stuck.

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Steph(story) - Boss of "Body Banter" & Recovering from Anorexia

Steph struggled with anorexia while growing up in Hong Kong. In her story she talks about the impact that the extreme diet in Hong Kong had on her. In addition to extreme diet culture, Hong Kong also had a major lack of eating disorder awareness and treatment options. As a result, Steph recovered at home with the support of her family. Steph is now a student at Duke University and is the founder of Body Banter, which is an online platform that aims to engage communities in increased discussions about body image, raise awareness about the diversity in our experiences of body image issues and to make body positivity practices accessible and engaging.

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