Nourishment: Feeding My Starving Soul When My Mind and Body Betrayed Me

Nourishment: Feeding My Starving Soul When My Mind and Body Betrayed Me

Stupid. Fat. Freak. These are the labels Melissa Binstock bestowed upon herself. Diagnosed with six different disorders by the age of eleven, Melissa was drowning in medications, treatments, and isolation. Feeling defined and controlled by Tourette syndrome, dyslexia, ADHD, OCD, anxiety disorder, and anorexia, Melissa spent her teenage years emotionally empty, socially stu Stupid. Fat. Freak. These are the labels Melissa Binstock bestowed upon herself. Diagnosed with six different disorders b...

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Title:Nourishment: Feeding My Starving Soul When My Mind and Body Betrayed Me
Author:Melissa Binstock
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:0757315429
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:276 pages pages

Nourishment: Feeding My Starving Soul When My Mind and Body Betrayed Me Reviews

  • Sandy
    Jan 29, 2012

    I found this to be a surprisingly well-put-together story, especially considering that it was originally self-published. It's a comprehensive look at one person's descent into an eating disorder and the beginning of her pull out of it. Like many eating-disorder memoirs, this might h...

    The book was excellent and the writing style was fluid and easy to read! I very much appreciated the author's honesty about her journey and process of recovery as well as her struggles with different treatment centers and doctors. Her book has the potential to help a lot of people feel...

  • Sandy
    Jun 24, 2011

    I found this to be a surprisingly well-put-together story, especially considering that it was originally self-published. It's a comprehensive look at one person's descent into an eating disorder and the beginning of her pull out of it. Like many eating-disorder memoirs, this might h...

    The book was excellent and the writing style was fluid and easy to read! I very much appreciated the author's honesty about her journey and process of recovery as well as her struggles with different treatment centers and doctors. Her book has the potential to help a lot of people feel...

    The book was excellent and the writing style was fluid and easy to read! I very much appreciated the author's honesty about her journey and process of recovery as well as her struggles with different treatment centers and doctors. Her book has the potential to help a lot of people feel...

  • Barb Moore
    Apr 24, 2015

    I found this to be a surprisingly well-put-together story, especially considering that it was originally self-published. It's a comprehensive look at one person's descent into an eating disorder and the beginning of her pull out of it. Like many eating-disorder memoirs, this might h...

    The book was excellent and the writing style was fluid and easy to read! I very much appreciated the author's honesty about her journey and process of recovery as well as her struggles with different treatment centers and doctors. Her book has the potential to help a lot of people feel...

    The book was excellent and the writing style was fluid and easy to read! I very much appreciated the author's honesty about her journey and process of recovery as well as her struggles with different treatment centers and doctors. Her book has the potential to help a lot of people feel...

    Though not particularly well-written, this is a compelling story of a girl whose anorexia began when she was eight years old, told from the perspective of a college junior in recovery. Unfortunately, after a fairly detailed and interesting narration of the progress of the disorder, we ...

  • Liralen
    Sep 10, 2011

    I found this to be a surprisingly well-put-together story, especially considering that it was originally self-published. It's a comprehensive look at one person's descent into an eating disorder and the beginning of her pull out of it. Like many eating-disorder memoirs, this might h...

  • Gari
    Feb 26, 2013

    I found this to be a surprisingly well-put-together story, especially considering that it was originally self-published. It's a comprehensive look at one person's descent into an eating disorder and the beginning of her pull out of it. Like many eating-disorder memoirs, this might h...

    The book was excellent and the writing style was fluid and easy to read! I very much appreciated the author's honesty about her journey and process of recovery as well as her struggles with different treatment centers and doctors. Her book has the potential to help a lot of people feel...

    The book was excellent and the writing style was fluid and easy to read! I very much appreciated the author's honesty about her journey and process of recovery as well as her struggles with different treatment centers and doctors. Her book has the potential to help a lot of people feel...

    Though not particularly well-written, this is a compelling story of a girl whose anorexia began when she was eight years old, told from the perspective of a college junior in recovery. Unfortunately, after a fairly detailed and interesting narration of the progress of the disorder, we ...

    I loved this book! It was an awesome book and really empowering. ...

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  • Rosa L.
    Mar 31, 2015

    I found this to be a surprisingly well-put-together story, especially considering that it was originally self-published. It's a comprehensive look at one person's descent into an eating disorder and the beginning of her pull out of it. Like many eating-disorder memoirs, this might h...

    The book was excellent and the writing style was fluid and easy to read! I very much appreciated the author's honesty about her journey and process of recovery as well as her struggles with different treatment centers and doctors. Her book has the potential to help a lot of people feel...

    The book was excellent and the writing style was fluid and easy to read! I very much appreciated the author's honesty about her journey and process of recovery as well as her struggles with different treatment centers and doctors. Her book has the potential to help a lot of people feel...

    Though not particularly well-written, this is a compelling story of a girl whose anorexia began when she was eight years old, told from the perspective of a college junior in recovery. Unfortunately, after a fairly detailed and interesting narration of the progress of the disorder, we ...

    I loved this book! It was an awesome book and really empowering. ...

  • Tasha Smith
    Jul 24, 2012

    I found this to be a surprisingly well-put-together story, especially considering that it was originally self-published. It's a comprehensive look at one person's descent into an eating disorder and the beginning of her pull out of it. Like many eating-disorder memoirs, this might h...

    The book was excellent and the writing style was fluid and easy to read! I very much appreciated the author's honesty about her journey and process of recovery as well as her struggles with different treatment centers and doctors. Her book has the potential to help a lot of people feel...

    The book was excellent and the writing style was fluid and easy to read! I very much appreciated the author's honesty about her journey and process of recovery as well as her struggles with different treatment centers and doctors. Her book has the potential to help a lot of people feel...

    Though not particularly well-written, this is a compelling story of a girl whose anorexia began when she was eight years old, told from the perspective of a college junior in recovery. Unfortunately, after a fairly detailed and interesting narration of the progress of the disorder, we ...

    I loved this book! It was an awesome book and really empowering. ...

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  • Millie
    Jan 07, 2015

    I found this to be a surprisingly well-put-together story, especially considering that it was originally self-published. It's a comprehensive look at one person's descent into an eating disorder and the beginning of her pull out of it. Like many eating-disorder memoirs, this might h...

    The book was excellent and the writing style was fluid and easy to read! I very much appreciated the author's honesty about her journey and process of recovery as well as her struggles with different treatment centers and doctors. Her book has the potential to help a lot of people feel...

    The book was excellent and the writing style was fluid and easy to read! I very much appreciated the author's honesty about her journey and process of recovery as well as her struggles with different treatment centers and doctors. Her book has the potential to help a lot of people feel...

    Though not particularly well-written, this is a compelling story of a girl whose anorexia began when she was eight years old, told from the perspective of a college junior in recovery. Unfortunately, after a fairly detailed and interesting narration of the progress of the disorder, we ...

    I loved this book! It was an awesome book and really empowering. ...

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  • Shelby
    Oct 24, 2013

    I found this to be a surprisingly well-put-together story, especially considering that it was originally self-published. It's a comprehensive look at one person's descent into an eating disorder and the beginning of her pull out of it. Like many eating-disorder memoirs, this might h...

    The book was excellent and the writing style was fluid and easy to read! I very much appreciated the author's honesty about her journey and process of recovery as well as her struggles with different treatment centers and doctors. Her book has the potential to help a lot of people feel...

    The book was excellent and the writing style was fluid and easy to read! I very much appreciated the author's honesty about her journey and process of recovery as well as her struggles with different treatment centers and doctors. Her book has the potential to help a lot of people feel...

    Though not particularly well-written, this is a compelling story of a girl whose anorexia began when she was eight years old, told from the perspective of a college junior in recovery. Unfortunately, after a fairly detailed and interesting narration of the progress of the disorder, we ...

    I loved this book! It was an awesome book and really empowering. ...

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  • Sirena
    Dec 07, 2015

    I found this to be a surprisingly well-put-together story, especially considering that it was originally self-published. It's a comprehensive look at one person's descent into an eating disorder and the beginning of her pull out of it. Like many eating-disorder memoirs, this might h...

    The book was excellent and the writing style was fluid and easy to read! I very much appreciated the author's honesty about her journey and process of recovery as well as her struggles with different treatment centers and doctors. Her book has the potential to help a lot of people feel...

    The book was excellent and the writing style was fluid and easy to read! I very much appreciated the author's honesty about her journey and process of recovery as well as her struggles with different treatment centers and doctors. Her book has the potential to help a lot of people feel...

    Though not particularly well-written, this is a compelling story of a girl whose anorexia began when she was eight years old, told from the perspective of a college junior in recovery. Unfortunately, after a fairly detailed and interesting narration of the progress of the disorder, we ...

    I loved this book! It was an awesome book and really empowering. ...

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