Do You use Food to Cope with Your Emotions
The pressure of dealing with life can be difficult especially when your an actress under the watchful eye of the public. Learn how one actress and her battle with an eating disorder.
According to an article at sheknows.ca, “Former Child Star Difficult Bulimia Disorder”
“The former star of Full House, Candace Cameron Bure, has taken a bold step in helping other struggling women by divulging the details of her battle with bulimia in her latest book, Balancing It All, and in a recent candid interview with OMG! Insider.
The 37-year-old actress revealed that the stress of being swept away into a whole new lifestyle post-Full House had a huge effect on her eating habits. Bure married hockey player Valeri Bure when she was 20 years old and subsequently moved to Montreal to support his career.
“I talk about the emotional struggle that I had in dealing with just a totally new life,” the actress told OMG!. “That really was the time of identifying with being an actress and that being my whole life, and then now being someone’s wife and moving to a new city, a new country even.”
Adding, “I turned to food for comfort and had to find a different source, ’cause clearly it wasn’t a healthy way to deal with things. So that’s really when my faith was kicked up a notch and sought comfort in my relationship with God—and not with food.”
Despite common belief, an eating disorder does not always develop during one’s teenage years and can affect an individual at any age for many different reasons.” To read the entire article click here.