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How Much of Your Time is Wasted on Weight Worries?

"Think of the most time consuming relationship you’ve ever had. Imagine it was with the most demanding person you’d ever met. That was life with Ed," says Jenni Schaefer. (Ed=eating disorder)

Now that she and Ed are splitsville, Jenni has a lot more time on her hands to do the things she really cares about in life--writing and performing music, hanging with her friends and family, and looking for new adventures.

Here's Jenni's question for all of you, and give this one some serious thought: "What would happen if we stopped being so preoccupied with whether or not our thighs touched at the top and obsessed about life instead?"

"Jenni Schaefer: The Eating Disorder Time Suck" [Huffington Post]

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