Breaking the Stigma Around Eating Disorders, One Story at a Time


“The majority of letters I've received prove both that recovery is possible and that it must be different for everyone. While people who are gravely ill with an eating disorder often bear an alarming resemblance to each other, those who recover do so, in large part, by exploring their own unique ways of talking, acting, thinking, feeling, and looking-both at themselves and to the world.”

“The truth about eating disorders is more complex, more fascinating, and far more serious than most people realize.  But those who have recovered realize it.  Recovery gives us a golden opportunity to tell this truth, to voice our stories, and to break the stigma that surrounds one of the most disabling illnesses of our times.”

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