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Skinny Boy: A Young Man's Battle and Triumph Over Anorexia

Skinny Boy: A Young Man's Battle and Triumph Over Anorexia

by Gary A. Grahl

Publisher: American Legacy Media
ISBN: 9780976154747
Pages: 240
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 6 Mb
Date posting: 2020-10-23
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Challenging the assumption that anorexia is an exclusively female affliction, this compelling memoir is the first to describe how a young man overcame this often fatal disorder. Handsome and popular, Gary had baseball abilities that had attracted the attention of the big leagues, until a shaming inner-voice convinced him that he needed to be thinner, leading to an out-of-control compulsion to exercise and starve himself, causing multiple hospitalizations. Providing strategies for tackling the recovery process and examples of changes in the thinking needed to take those steps, this important narrative comes at a time when eating disorders are at an all-time ...