Episode #9 - Anais Garcia




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Summary: Anais is currently a student at Towson University here in Maryland. She joins us on the show to share her heart-wrenching story of how she’s struggled with eating disorders throughout her life. Growing up as a talented dancer studying ballet, she was constantly told that she didn’t have the right body type to be among the best. This mentality is what set her on the path of unhealthy eating habits. Still, Anais’ story of strength, redemption, and recovery is one to inspire all. 00:10 - Hungry Children 02:50 - Intro to Anais 05:18 - Story Time with Dave 07:48 - Anais Growing up 10:25 - Dancing & Health Issues 15:12 - Baltimore School for the Arts 28:46 - Towson University 34:45 - Hospitalization 36:45 - Relapsing 42:00 - Near-Death Experiences 46:42 - Philadelphia 50:20 - How to Help? 56:03 - Jonathan 59:00 - Strength