Eating Disorders

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Overcoming My Eating Disorder Was The Beginning Of A New Life


The person I am talking about is myself. Everyone is not the same, but I would like to think that when others read this, people will take comfort in the single fact: they are not alone. It allows people to believe that it does not matter the amount of pain and loss you feel because for every downfall, there is always a bright spot.

My journey started in the summer of grade ten. I began to work out and started eating healthy because I just didn't like who I was becoming or how I looked. On the first month, I lost five pounds. I continued to lose weight and people noticed. I was getting complimented left and right on how much weight I was losing.

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