Starving: A Personal Journey through Anorexiaby Christie Pettit
Here, through journal entries, personal anecdotes, and Scripture, Pettit reflects on her
As a college freshman and tennis player, Christie Pettit decided to lose a little weight. But almost a year later, her obsession with dieting and exercise had turned into full-blown anorexia, jeopardizing her health, her friendships, and her relationship with her family.
Here, through journal entries, personal anecdotes, and Scripture, Pettit reflects on her struggle with eating. She also looks at the less visible battles that are engaged with an eating disorder, including the desire to appear thin on the outside at the expense of emotional and spiritual health.
Women battling eating disorders will find in this book an understanding friend for their journey toward healing. Pettit's transparent and compelling narrative offers hope for those struggling with anorexia and clear insights about eating disorders for those who love or counsel someone battling their body image.
- Baker Publishing Group
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