The english girl Megan Brewer He is the protagonist of a common story among teenagers who seek the perfect body. She suffered for years. anorexia, illness that led her to fall into depression and see her dreams truncated. In recent days, he opened to tell how he managed to overcome his problems.
The girl is currently 22 years old and He has suffered from this eating disorder since childhood, when she wanted to become a ballet dancer and did everything possible to feel the light on the stage.
Brewer said that his whole life was dedicated to doing a lot of physical exercise, but he could never supplement it with a good diet. His diet consisted of consuming nine cups of coffee a day.
The girl told the Daily Mail that her obsession with body and calories He started at age eight. At that moment, he looked a lot in the mirror and cried if the image he reflected was not to his liking.
"My parents are very interested in exercise and healthy living, which I learned and took to the extreme. I remember that I was annoyed by unhealthy foods from an early age, it made me sick to eat chips or pizza," he said. he.
Megan describes anorexia as a "demon" and began to notice that she suffered when she noticed her face "Gray and emaciated." For years she tried to hide him, until one day her father saw her naked and noticed her appearance. "He started to cry in front of me," he said.
It was in 2017, at age 21, when he decided to enter a clinic specializing in disorders in order to overcome this disease.
"At first I was an outpatient, but that did not work, so I stayed in the clinic all week. We had meals and several therapy groups, I could go home on weekends," he said.
Today she points out that she is healthy and overcame this disorder, adding that she still dedicates to dancing, but in a very healthy way and taking care of a balanced diet.
"Eating disorders are not about weight. People need to educate themselves in order to support others. It's a mindset and food and weight are just a symptom of how much you are controlled by your inner voices, "he concluded.