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Professional 800m runner and talented writer Phoebe Wright shares the first of a 3 – part article that will tackle and expose disordered eating, team culture and the patterns that come with it.
Up on her blog she writes about How Eating Disorders Attack.
See link below to her blog post on Stop Phe.
“Let’s bring up the elephant in the room for a second: EATING DISORDERS SUCK AND ARE SUPER PREVALENT AND NEED TO BE TALKED ABOUT. And most of us are scared to talk about it. I personally am scared because I don’t want to hurt people’s feelings, and I feel like I don’t have the authority to talk about it, and I honestly don’t know how to even talk about it.
But we need to talk about it. Because an eating disorder inherently protect itself by hiding. So the only way to productively handle this beast is to expose it. And this beast is everywhere in the running world…”