Weight Expectations

One Man's Recovery from Anorexia

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As seen on ITV's Lorraine and BBC Breakfast.

Part memoir, part self-help guide, this witty book will take you through the day-to-day struggles of living with an eating disorder. Stand-up comedian Dave Chawner tells the story of how he became anorexic, what his life with mental illness was like, and how he started his journey to recovery.

Giving an anorexic perspective with a comic delivery, this book sets out practical tips, personal anecdotes and uplifting playlists to give hope to anyone in a similar situation, and provides insight into what life with mental illness is like.
$13.95
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Press reviews for: Weight Expectations

Michael Maitland, author of Out Of The Madhouse

A remarkable and moving book on male mental illness, anorexia and recovery. It's frank, funny and honest and should be read by all young men and their families and friends; by everyone, really. Please read - it's a brave and open book that could change the life of someone struggling with mental health issues.

Eve Simmons, Deputy Health Editor Mail On Sunday

A searingly honest depiction of the messy and cruel nature of eating disorders which is so greatly needed in a world of great misunderstandings and stereotypes. Thank goodness for Dave; he tells his invaluable story with humour and tongue in cheek charm making for an impactful yet hilariously entertaining read.

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