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'Wasted' by Marya Hornbacher


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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:39 PM

I love this book so much  it goes into a lot of detail 

I  re read it over and over

anyone else read this ?

 


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Posted 11 January 2013 - 09:06 AM

I freakin love that book!

5'2 26 years young!

Starting weight: 145lbs

Current Weight: 114lbs

GW1: 110lbs

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 02:58 PM

I just finished it! Such a good book! You guys should read Wintergirls too!


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Posted 19 January 2013 - 02:47 PM

I love Wasted, it's beautifully written.  I love her comparisons - Fire and Ice as a simile for bulimia and anorexia respectively really spoke to me.  

 

Have you read the sequel, Madness?  She's mostly recovered from the ED in this one, although she relapses a bit - it's about her Bipolar disorder.  


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Posted 09 February 2013 - 03:14 PM

Oh my god, i LOVE this book more than any other., I just bought my second copy because my first one literally fell apart because id read it so many times and NEVER left the house without it, its just so relatable. 


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Posted 09 February 2013 - 03:28 PM

I just finished it! Such a good book! You guys should read Wintergirls too!

I read Wintergirls too, it's my favorite. It's so incredible how you can relate to everything she says.



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Posted 11 February 2013 - 11:20 AM

Downloaded it and have it on everything so I can read it whenever haha Love it!



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Posted 23 February 2013 - 10:02 PM

I read it twice .... it was sooo good ....

best ED book ....



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Posted 07 March 2013 - 09:37 PM

I practically have it memorized. My copy is highlighted and marked up to the point of nearly being unreadable. I tell everyone who is close to someone with an ED to read it. It spoke to me on so many levels. I left home young, as well, to go to a boarding school where eating disorders and general insanity were the norm, so the chapter about her time at Interlochen was especially relatable.


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Posted 20 April 2013 - 03:00 PM

love this book soooooo much omg!




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