Book 8:  “I Only Said” I wasn't hungry.

Suitable for ages 12 years and above

Ellie is bullied about her weight and sees food as her enemy. She learns to resist the voice of anorexia and explores the reasons for her poor self-image.

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Issues Addressed:

  • Suicide prevention
  • Peer pressure
  • Low self-esteem
  • Family dynamics
  • Food as an emotional currency
  • Society's influence on body shape
  • Personal control
  • Auditory hallucinations
  • Internal conflict
  • Emotional blackmail
  • Physical effects of fasting
  • Hospitalisation
  • Force feeding
  • Externalising the voice of Anorexia
  • Cult brainwashing
  • Name attributions
  • Gaining trust
  • Guided imagery
  • Classical conditioning
  • Family therapy
  • Inter-generational decisions
  • Injunctions and permissions
  • Nutrition
  • Cooking
  • Personal affirmations