Eating disorders have bigger impact on our lives every year. Some studies show that even one in ten people might've been struggled with eating disorders at some point of their life. Although they're usually linked to young females, anorexia, bulimia or other eating disorders can happen to everyone, regardless of their race, gender or age. It is important to realize that this disorder can be treated and overcome.
If you are reading this, it means that you may have reached the point in your recovery when you need something more than just textbook answers to your struggles. It means that you may feel not understood by people around you. It means that you may feel like you’re all alone with what you’re going through. This guide will show you that you shouldn’t feel like that, because every single day thousands of people struggle with very similar issues to yours. In seven chapters advice, tools and tips on recovery will be presented, all written with the contribution of volunteers who had gone through the rough path of eating disorder before. Each chapter is supplemented with quotes and memories of those people that can give you additional help and connection with others suffering from eating disorders. Author hopes that the information gathered in the guide will provide invaluable insight to you and assure you that recovery is possible.
Dr. James Anderson spent 15 years of his practice helping people in recovery from eating disorders. Tips and hints presented here show most common causes for various anxieties and struggles linked to food. Memories of his patients provide additional value in recognizing patterns and reasons why recovery isn't always easy, but also show that any obstacle can be overcome if the person is motivated enough to change their life for better.