SKINNY - PART ONE - HAGS EP 021

Troian Bellisario (Pretty Little Liars, Feed) joins us this week to discuss body image, myths and misconceptions surrounding eating disorders, and our society's toxic history of selling us on the idea that skinny = success and fat = failure.

There was SO much to discuss, we couldn't fit it all in one episode! Tune in next week for part two. 

Here are some of the things we reference in this week's episode:

Get The Facts On Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are real, complex, and devastating conditions that can have serious consequences for health, productivity, and relationships. They are not a fad, phase or lifestyle choice. Eating disorders are serious, potentially life-threatening conditions that affect a person's emotional and physical health. People struggling with an eating disorder need to seek professional help.

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

The Instant New York Times Bestseller From the New York Times best-selling author of Bad Feminist, a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself. "I ate and ate and ate in the hopes that if I made myself ...

To the Bone | Netflix Official Site

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Why We Need More 'Hunger' And Less 'To The Bone' - The Establishment

My eating disorder story - and the collective story of those like me - has become the only story. T he last bit of text that I highlighted while reading Hunger , Roxane Gay's recently released memoir about her experience in her body, came just paragraphs before the end of the book: "I appreciate that at least some of who I am rises out of the worst day of my life and I don't want to change who I am."

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