This week on Chatter that Matters, Sheri Segal Glick talks about her memoir: “The Skinny: My messy hopeful fight for full recovery from anorexia.”
Sheri’s journey unfolds with unflinching honesty as she unmasks the hidden truth of eating disorders. Sheri takes us to the depths of her addiction, what she did to game the system, her lonely and even life-threatening hospital stays, her obsessive workouts, and most importantly, how she battled for decades but eventually found her way to defeat her disease.
Sheri explores the dangers of chasing false beauty stereotypes when appearances define identities and the corrosive impact of casual body remarks that Sheri feels manifest into ‘death by a thousand cuts.’ What I found a great lesson learned is that positive and negative comments can have the same damaging impact.
The interview isn’t dark; if anything, it is surprisingly uplifting due to Sheri’s sense of humour and her desire to eradicate the shame surrounding eating disorders and create a future where youth embrace their bodies with unwavering confidence.
Amy Deacon, the CEO of Toronto Wellness Counselling, joins the show to offer her perspective and strategies for battling eating disorders.
With a mission to eliminate the shame and stigma surrounding eating disorders, Sheri Segal Glick offers advice to those struggling with anorexia. She gives “the skinny” on how to nurture a resilient, body-positive generation and shares insights on shaping a future where youth confidently embrace their bodies and themselves.
Marketing Hall of Legends and Canadian Marketing and PR Hall of Fame inductee Tony Chapman hosts Chatter That Matters. Each week Tony shares a story of someone who overcomes circumstances to chase their dreams and change their world and ours for the better.
Positivity and possibility to counter the negativity and the growing sense of impossibility.
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