Gym Intervention Saved Anorexic 79-Pound Woman

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“I never thought I could get those thoughts out of my head,” she said of the eating disorder.

But in treatment after the YMCA intervention, she learned that food was just food, and that she loved to write and wanted to go back to school and help other young girls find healthy things to be passionate about. People who’ve read her blog over the past two and a half years often reach out to tell her how much it helped them.

She is set to graduate in May with a doctorate in occupational therapy from Belmont University.

Women aren't the only ones who suffer from eating disorders. Read about how tough it is for men to get help.

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