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My relationship with this book is love hate It kind of reminds me of Prozac Nation in the sense that the first couple chapters about her average middle class childhood are pretty boring and pointless She tries to describe every little bad thing that happened to her like she is the only one in the world who ever received less than perfect parenting However keep reading because unlike Prozac Nation this book actually gets pretty good as time goes on and you get into the shocking rock bottom det My It would be tacky to put this on my food shelf, wouldn t it But I did get so hungry while reading it that I got up and made spaghetti carbonara It was delicious.So this is a memoir of the author s ten year struggle with bulimia and anorexia I found it different from other works I ve read on eating disorders, in that the author doesn t go for easy explanations of why she almost killed herself She wasn t trying to be pretty or perfect or to control her world, at least not solely She was rea It would be tacky to put this on my food shelf, wouldn t it But I did get so hungry while reading it that I got up and made spaghetti carbonara It was delicious.So this is a memoir of the author s ten year struggle with bulimia and anorexia I found it different from other works I ve read on eating disorders, in that the author doesn t go for easy explanations of why she almost killed herself She wasn t trying to be pretty or perfect or to control her world, at least not solely She was really, acutely mentally ill, and that recovery is as big a problem as t @Download Pdf ì Wasted ï Why Would A Talented Young Woman Enter Into A Torrid Affair With Hunger, Drugs, Sex, And Death Through Five Lengthy Hospital Stays, Endless Therapy, And The Loss Of Family, Friends, Jobs, And All Sense Of What It Means To Be Normal, Marya Hornbacher Lovingly Embraced Her Anorexia And Bulimia Until A Particularly Horrifying Bout With The Disease In College Put The Romance Of Wasting Away To Rest Forever A Vivid, Honest, And Emotionally Wrenching Memoir, Wasted Is The Story Of One Woman S Travels To Reality S Darker Side And Her Decision To Find Her Way Back On Her Own Terms 3.5 starsI once had an eating disorder several years ago, so I appreciate Marya Hornbacher s unflinching honesty in Wasted She holds nothing back in this memoir, sharing the immense pain that accompanies anorexia and bulimia the preoccupation with calories that takes over your life, the obsession with food that steals your energy from your passions, and the shame and guilt that comes with not feeling strong enough to resist your disorder Published in 1997, Wasted may have very well served as 3.5 starsI once had an eating disorder several years ago, so I appreciate Marya Hornbacher s unflinching honesty in Wasted She holds nothing back in this memoir, sharing the immense pain that accompanies anorexia and bulimia the preoccupation with calories that takes over your life, the obsession with food that steals your energy from your passions, and the shame and guilt that comes with not fe I m ambivalent about this book Certainly, at times, she pulled no punchesyet at other times, still a bit under the sway of her disorder, she seemed to be bragging about her successes in the extremes of her eating disorder She wasn t really healthy yet, and that came through in ways she probably never intended In many ways, it helped me understand how eating disorders work In other ways again, I m sure unintentional on the author s part , I began to understand how eating disorders and p I m ambivalent about this book Certainly, at times, she pulled no punchesyet at other times, still a bit under the sway of her disorder, she seemed to be bragging about her successes i Marya is a fantastic fucking memoirist There are a couple reasons this is all theincredible First, that she d found such a voice and command of prose at 23, and second, that a 23 year old would have lived a life worth writing about The language is appropriately jagged, with short, sharp sentences, e God, there is nothingtedious than a personal narrative that just goes on and on and on I admire Ms Hornbacher s willingness to put everything out there, but I find much of what she writes terribly suspect Reading it from a non eating disordered perspective, I had to wonder if people who had been through this picked it up and thought wow, that s just what I went through or hey, what a good idea, I never thought of doing that Plus I m not sure if the fact she s not yet over her illne God, there is nothingtedious than a personal narrative that just goes on and on and on I admire Ms Hornbacher s willingness to put everything out there, but Edited to add disclaimer PLEASE err on the side of extreme caution if you are recovering from ED or were planning to share this book with a young person who may be in a vulnerable position As someone who has struggled from an ED myself, I can say that this book contains many things that could trigger you It also contains gra eta i think it s important to note that this book was first published in 1998 when things like tumblr did not exist for a generation that learned to get all information from books, this book was the key to tricks and tips for anorexia not that you couldn t figure them out for yourself, but if you were on the edge or something, this gave you ways i don t actually say that this book should be censored, i say i wish there was a way to put warnings on it i say i think it s an important book f eta i think it s important to note that this book was first published in 1998 when things like tumblr did not exist for a generation that learned to get all information from books, this book was the key to tricks and tips for anorexia not that you couldn t figure them out for yourself, but if you were on the edge or something, this gave you ways i don t actually say that this book should be censored, i say i wish there was a way to put warnings on it i say i think it s an important book for non ED people i.e family and friends and i do think it s important for people with EDs, i just don t like the framing all that much that is a personal preference see my reviews o I read this book when it was first released its very disturbing I wouldn t know how many stars to give it actually I never like to rate memoirs in the first place I can t give it 5 stars I can t give it 1 star so I went for 3 but I ll never forget the story Eating disorders are a disease Marya Hornbacher does not sugar coat anything People who have suffered anorexic or