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Table in the Darkness: A Healing Journey Through an Eating Disorder by Lee Wolfe Blum Online



Table in the Darkness: A Healing Journey Through an Eating Disorder

Table in the Darkness: A Healing Journey Through an Eating Disorder

  • Title: Table in the Darkness: A Healing Journey Through an Eating Disorder
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  • ISBN : 9780830843084
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 200 pages


Look who gained the freshman fifteen, a family member teased when I returned home after a few months of college When I heard the words my mind decoded it like this You Are Fat Fat was not good No, fat was bad I would not be fat I stood in front of the full length mirror in my dorm room and inspected the extra parts These extra parts needed fixing my stomac Look who gained the freshman fifteen, a family member teased when I returned home after a few months of college When I heard the words my mind decoded it like this You Are Fat Fat was not good No, fat was bad I would not be fat I stood in front of the full length mirror in my dorm room and inspected the extra parts These extra parts needed fixing my stomach, my thighs, and those cheeks that were round and puffy, like two big apples on the side of my face I would fix this Fixing was my forte These were the thoughts that plagued Lee Blum during her teens and into her twenties.They drove her to an eating disorder and exercise addiction Eventually, she found herself hospitalized with clinical depression But that s not the end of the story drawing strength from psychological, physiological and spiritual sources, she found her voice again If you or someone you love has been at this dark table, you will find her story enlightening and encouraging


Author Lee Wolfe Blum

Lee Wolfe Blum works as a Health Educator at the Melrose Center for Eating Disorders in St Louis Park, Minnesota where she helps run the Eating Disorder and Chemical Dependency Program encouraging and inspiring patients with Co Occuring Disorders find hope and healing Lee also speaks regularly sharing her story of hope at churches, schools, and conferences Lee lives in Edina, Minnesota.




Table in the Darkness: A Healing Journey Through an Eating Disorder Reviews (16)

  • I loved this book and find it to be one of the best books about eating disorders that I ve ever read which is saying quite a lot since I ve read many books on the topic Having personally suffered from an eating disorder, and currently in the process of recovering from it, I find Ms Blum s descriptio [..]

  • There were things about this that I appreciated, but I d pretty much lost interest in the writing by the halfway point Blum is really good about not romanticising illness which you d think wouldn t be so unusual, and yet , and although that makes for a pretty bleak read sometimes this is not a story [..]

  • A memoir about falling to the depths of despair and surviving [..]

  • Recommended by Wendy Padgett. [..]

  • I read this in one day Good writing, honest storytelling Not overly tidy with christianese, which i appreciated. [..]

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