(Content Warning: Images and descriptions of eating disorders)
“It made no sense. I was always such a healthy, happy kid.”
It’s a terrible feeling to suffer through something without knowing what’s happening.
Eating disorders affect about 24 million people in the US – but many of them can relate to this story of suffering without a name for what was wrong. In this video, filmmaker Jessie Kahnweiler shares her experience of feeling alone, weird, and “crazy” for binge eating, counting calories, and more.
Find out what happened when she was ready to talk about it. Her touching words offer hope for healing.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- 5 Facts About Eating Disorders You Won’t Learn from Mainstream Media
- Help! I Have a Weird Relationship with Food, But Is It an Eating Disorder?
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