Art & Eating Disorders: Kristine's Story

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"Through songwriting and musical collaboration with her sisters, Kristine has rediscovered her voice--a voice to fight back against an eating disorder, and a voice to center herself in the present moment. This video is part of a five-part series supported by the Emily Program Foundation and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. More info at www.emilyprogramfoundation.org

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CREDITS
Producer: Sarah Pray
Camera/editing: Eve Daniels
Music: Joey Kenig"

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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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