Set off warning: the next story discusses consuming issues and could also be triggering for some people.
Angie Kent opened up in camp on Monday, telling Richard Reid about dwelling with an consuming dysfunction when she was youthful.
Talking candidly, Angie revealed that she has solely not too long ago begun speaking about her experiences in the previous few years.
“My mum and pa by no means knew,” she instructed Richard, “My dad nonetheless doesn’t know. My mum is aware of now although.”
In keeping with Angie, telling her mum about her previous was distressing for her to listen to, not realising that Angie had been dwelling with bulimia for years.
“You do get judged… individuals assume you’re doing it for consideration or they assume you may snap out of it,” Angie stated, telling Richard that for her it was extra about management.
Points together with her pores and skin prompted Angie to grow to be stricter together with her food regimen, “Then once I binged I’d be like, ‘Oh my god I’m going to get pimples’.”
Angie stated mindfulness and meditation have been useful, permitting her to remain on high of any troubling ideas.
The chat comes simply at some point after Angie’s former Gogglebox co-star Yvie Jones made a strong speech on the camp weigh-in.
Asking to not be a part of this 12 months’s weigh-in, Yvie spoke passionately about her personal previous dwelling with an consuming dysfunction, and the struggles of discrimination.
“I want we lived in a distinct world the place what we seem like doesn’t matter,” Yvie stated in entrance of her campmates. “You don’t know what it’s prefer to undergo life and be judged solely on the load that you’re on a scale or the garments that don’t fit your needs correctly.”
Her impassioned speech and bravado had been celebrated by her campmates and by these watching at dwelling.
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