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Anorexia is complex. Two people talk frankly about their decades-long journeys

Here are a few things we often get wrong about anorexia:

That it always has something to do with body image.

That men don’t really get it.

That it’s insurmountable.

Hear from an eating disorder specialist, and two people - including one who is in recovery - talking about their lives with anorexia.

Visit The National Eating Disorders Association for more information, resources, and help. Call or text their toll-free help line at (800) 931-2237.


  • Mary Dobson: a certified eating disorder specialist, author and community organizer based in Fairfield County, CT. She is also the founder of LIFT Wellness Group
  • Agata Gawron: woman from Saskatchewan, Canada, who has been living with anorexia and bulimia for over 30 years
  • Ken Capobianco: author of the novel Call Me Anorexic: The Ballad of a Thin Man, inspired by his three decades of living with anorexia. He now considers himself recovered

Jessica Severin de Martinez and Catie Talarski contributed to this show.

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Jessica Severin de Martinez is a producer for Audacious with Chion Wolf.
Chion Wolf is the host of Audacious with Chion Wolf on Connecticut Public.
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