VLOG 8: Eating Disorders & Identity

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This is the eighth episode in conjunction with Eating Disorder Hope's VLOG series. http://www.eatingdisorderhope.com/blo...
Today former model, commercial actress, and host turned author, speaker, and mental health advocate Nikki DuBose discusses how eating disorders and identity are linked.

Sign up for Nikki's memoir, Washed Away: From Darkness to Light, to be released in the summer of 2016! http://thenikkidubose.com/get-notifie...

If you or someone you know needs help, please contact NEDA's Toll-free Information and Referral Helpline: 1-800-931-2237

You may also visit their website at: http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org"

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"Soon I couldn't go through a meal without knowing how many calories I was consuming. As I continued to restrict more and more, my actions became more obvious. I was constantly sad for no apparent reason, and would get angry very quickly."

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  • Eat Meals with Family or Friends

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  • Keep a Food Diary

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  • Take Regular Exercise

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  • Be Patient

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  • Eat Healthy Foods

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