Life Inside an Eating Disorder | Alexa Petropoulos | TEDxGros ...

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"Being a teenager can be tough. Trying to fit into the expectations the media set is even tougher. Alexa talks about finding the beauty in herself.

Alexa Petropoulos is a caring girl who loves to help the community around her. Alexa loves being involved in sports and other activities outside of school.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at"


"I was really into ballet, which, combined with going through puberty, was a recipe for body issues. I began with food restriction, as most do, and the vicious cycle began. I didn’t know it was an eating disorder."


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