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Eating Issues

ReachOut Stories are written by young people for young people. If you want to share your own story, we encourage you to do so in the ReachOut Forums.

So much more than good enough

This is the story of a young woman who recovered from a long battle with anorexia and thoughts of self-loathing.

Mirror, mirror

Here's a video about a young woman's true story on her struggle with body image.

This isn’t me

Here is Jennifer's story of overcoming negative influences by listening to herself.

Becky Allen: Project HEAL

Becky tells about her struggle to overcome an eating disorder. She is one of the three founders of a non-profit organization called Project HEAL: Help to Eat, Accept and Live.

It was about the control

This is a young woman's story of using creative outlets and good friends to overcome eating issues and the urge to self-harm.

It’s what you do in time that’s important

Story from a 20 year old female about 'faking it 'til she made it'.

Kristina: Project HEAL

This story is how one of the three founders of Project HEAL (Help to Eat, Accept and Live) overcame an eating disorder.

Bottling things up…

Here's the story of a 17-year-old female about learning to open up and seek help.

Liana Rosenman: Project HEAL

This story shares one young woman's story of overcoming an eating disorder. She is also one of the three founders of Project HEAL: Help to Eat, Accept and Live.

Beautiful in this skin

Ashley's story of learning to let go of unrealistic expectations and accept her body type.

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