I am a 26 year old psychology student from Minneapolis, Minnesota. I have a genuine love for understanding and helping others. I have only recently realized my purpose: to help eliminate body image and eating disorders, and I am now working to make that dream a reality.. In my free time I enjoy sports and the outdoors, music, singing, reading and birdwatching.
About my Loss:
About a year and a half ago, I lost my best friend of 14 years and another very close friend, within a month of each other (both from eating disorders culminating in suicide). It has been very hard to open up to others since that point (making and sustaining friendships have been nearly impossible), and I am trying to learn how to make adjustments to my new life.
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