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The Beautiful Bride Who Said I Do To Positive Body Image

Posted by Lisa Meade

It is not uncommon for the bride to be to attempt to lose weight before her big day. But not the case with this bride. She did the opposite and began the brave journey out of an eating disorder and gained weight for her wedding. She shared her story through images and insight in this article.

Woman gains weight for wedding, sets a positive example for teens

Author: Herb Scribner

Eating disorders are a common thing in America. The National Eating Disorders Association says that 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from an eating disorder at some point in their lives. And between the ages of 6 and 12, 40 to 60 percent of elementary school girls start feeling concerned about their weight, which triggers the disorders, the NEDA reported.

Much has been debated about what the disorder means. It’s not always the feeling of being fat, as one Huffington Post writer explains, but rather a psychological problem that people suffer from.

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Source: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606725/Woman-gains-weight-for-wedding-sets-a-positive-example-for-teens.html