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.