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Starved: Mercy for Eating Disorders (Mercy For #1)

3.85  ·  Rating details ·  41 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
The seemingly insignificant desire to lose a few pounds can quickly become a powerful, addictive eating disorder. Maybe youve already tried to escape but failed. Or maybe youre just now willing to admit that you have an eating disorder. Is there any hope for breaking free? Author Nancy Alcorn says yes, you can find hope and freedom if you apply the principles in this book. ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published August 1st 2007 by WinePress Publishing
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Liralen
Dec 02, 2011 rated it it was ok
I gave this two stars rather than one for one very simple reason: I am not the audience for this book.

Look, I'm not even sure how to review this. It's a very basic volume with one very basic message: the only way to recover from your eating disorder is to give your life over to God/Jesus.

I just...don't know what to do with that. I take no issue with the concept of religion as something helpful, but I find it tremendously problematic that the book views it as a) the complete solution for recovery
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Liz Kahle
Feb 01, 2013 rated it liked it
Very basic intro to eating disorders. I think it would be a good recommendation for someone who is not looking for a heavy list of advice on proper meal planning, healthy exercise regimen, and a complete list of counseling web sites. Its purpose is to point people to Jesus as the only lasting source of holistic healing. It is not a self-help guide in the least but does emphasize the importance of choice. Nancy Alcorn's purpose (I believe) is to focus on addressing the unhealthy cycles those with ...more
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