To the Moon and Back: A Daughter/Mother Journey of Eating Disorder Recovery

To the Moon and Back: A Daughter/Mother Journey of Eating Disorder Recovery


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The memoir is about my personal battle with an eating disorder (both anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa) for six years and my near death experience with the dehabilitating disorder. It's basically journal entries from my 45 days of intense inpatient treatment, complemented with inserts from my mother's journal and her point of view of a daughter going through recovery. My goal market would be 18-24 year-olds who are teetering on an eating disorder; the point is to tell them to get help early-on and prevent years of misery. I think the market would be fairly extensive, as 1 in 10 young women suffer with this disease and it continues to get worse. My ideal would be to partner with NEDA or ProjectHOPE and have all proceeds go to them, helping patients get the treatment they need.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468137767
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/14/2012
Pages: 190
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Meghan "Meggie" Feran currently resides in Columbus, OH, and continually strives to stay in recovery, a long process that is totally worth every minute. She works at a non-profit and is working toward her doctorate degree. Her passion is to help young women who are facing the "seemingly superficial" disorder to be honest and upfront, to ask for help, and to realize they are not alone. She loves to run (now, in a healthy fashion) and write.

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