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It's certainly made me feel less alone. Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff: Cricketing legend Freddie Flintoff has opened up about his past struggle with bulimia. Freddie said how he used to throw up as a "quick fix". I was in my early twenties and I put on a bit of weight on and I wanted a quick fix. Jane Fonda: Award-winning actress Jane Fonda revealed several years ago that she had been a secret bulimic from age 12, and struggled with anorexia and bulimia for 30 years.
Jane became one of the first Hollywood actresses to break the silence and talk openly about eating disorders and campaigned to raise awareness about anorexia and bulimia. In her autobiography "My Life So Far", Jane honestly talks about her 30 year battle with eating disorders. Meredith Foster: A beauty and lifestyle blogger who has been accused of having an eating disorder has now candidly opened up about her struggle with body dysmorphia.
Bethenny Frankel: Reality TV star Bethenny Frankel overcame a painful and destructive childhood to have a successful career and a happy home life. She is the author of the book Naturally Thin. She suffered from anorexia and bulimia starting from adolescence. Cynthia French: Singer, songwriter and publisher Cynthia French struggled with eating disorders in the past and has begun touring the country speaking publicly about her experiences with eating disorders and how she overcame them.
Cynthia wrote a book called "Humanville" which is spiritually based novel about a young women who tries to become a famous singer and also struggles with both, bulimia and anorexia. Anna Freud: Sigmund Freud's daughter, who was also a psychotherapist, documented that she struggled with anorexia when she was younger. The singer said she has struggled with bulimia and anorexia since she was Lilian Garcia spoke about about her struggle with bulimia, the first time she announced for the WWE, her earliest wrestling memory.
So I went and got help and thank God for the guy, he was pretty fast at helping me out, patient, but it still lingers with me throughout the years and when I say linger, you will have an episode. Zina Garrison: once attracted admiration on the tennis courts. Although she was ranked in the top five and even won an Olympic gold medal, Zina struggled to conquer bulimia for years. After a divorce, she returned to the binge-and-purge problems that had plagued her for so long. Now she is eager to achieve her weight loss goals and learn about what really constitutes healthy diets.