What Women Recovering From Eating Disorders Want You to Know

sad womanAccording to the National Eating Disorders Association, over 20 million women will suffer from an eating disorder at some point in their life. Whether it is anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder, it can be enormously challenging to recover from an eating disorder.

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We spoke with some brave women who are in recovery or working toward recovery about their experiences (names withheld for privacy) and what they want other moms to know about eating disorders. It is about so much more than weight. Consider this article a must-read, especially if you know someone who has or does struggle with disordered eating.

 

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