Intuitively aware there was more to eating disorders than food and weight, JL Keez was determined to understand why Anorexia Nervosa appeared at age 15. A gripping, revealing first- hand account of resilience and utter struggle, including debilitating suicidal depression, she identifies the significant connection between illness and one's life story. Her eye-opening informative narration, acknowledges that answers sought can be multi-layered; recovery relies upon input drawn from a range of modalities. Candidly honest, the inclusion of wit and humour alongside this serious subject is enlightening. This memoir highlights a refreshingly new approach. Solutions offered result from her nine-year lived experience of Anorexia Nervosa followed by many more enduring associated illnesses. Her detailed insights demonstrate extensive knowledge
regarding eating disorders. The role, and contribution, of relationship - with self and others - is strongly referenced.
Captivating and visionary, the views shared reinvigorates this field of enquiry regarding an illness still bathed in mystery for far too many. Relating to all, this 'breath of fresh air' provides insightful alternate understanding for readers suffering eating disorders and associated illnesses. Her words shared will leave the reader inspired, knowing full recovery is absolutely possible.