Podcast Ep. 340: My Story & Journey To Overcome Disordered Eating
This is one episode that I simply can't write out all the show notes.
Months ago, I shared my story of exercise addiction (Spotify link to ep. 273). How it started, how I recognized it, and how I still battle with it.
On that show, I said I would do another episode sharing my eating disorder story. Trying to do both in one podcast would be too emotional and too long for you and me.
- I pushed the 2nd topic off for over a year. A year and 4 months to be exact.
This was a hard episode to record. Harder to edit. And the hardest to hit publish.
If you're triggered by eating disorder talk, just skip this episode.
So why am I sharing this now?
Because I've been doing a lot of self reflection.
Working on my own confidence and also being more transparent with you so that I can be the best trainer and nutrition coach I can be.
I want listeners to know my story with the idea that I understand the struggles, the internal battles, and the self sabotage so many woman deal with. I've dealt with it for decades.
In the episode...
- You'll learn more about my addictive personality.
- My need to be in control.
- As well as some personal stories of being broken down and belittled for the way I looked or acted by close friends/family.
This is not to diagnose or help provide treatment. This is my story.
But there's good news...
I broke free of my eating disorder. Yes, it's always in the back of my mind... but I fight it.
I don't let it control me.
I learned long ago I want to be healthy, strong, fit, and be an example.
I hope you enjoy my story.
If you'd like to ask questions or share your thoughts, feel free to DM me on Instagram or email me at Kindal@fitwomensweekly.com.
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