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Diary of an Exercise Addict

Location:

Community-Wide

Event Type(s): Literary
Organization: UVA Women's Center
Description:

Cville native Peach Friedman
reads from her new book
Diary of an Exercise Addict

Friday March, 20th, 2009
2pm - Reading in Rotunda Dome Room
3pm - Book signing in Oval Room
 

In college Peach started running several miles a day and taking in little food. She lost an unhealthy amount of weight and was at serious risk of cardiac arrest. Peach suffered from exercise bulimia - a newly diagnosed and rapidly spreading eating disorder that affects over 400,000 Americans.

 

Peach will discuss her experiences with an eating disorder, her recovery, consequences of a weight and fitness obsessed culture, and how to create a healthier environment.

 

Peach Friedman is a spokesperson for the National Eating Disorders Association and a personal fitness trainer who works with people recovering from eating disorders. 

 

Address: BO Box 800588
Charlottesville, Virginia 22908
Contact Name: Amy Chestnutt
Contact Phone: 434.243.2463
Contact Email: aek4k@virginia.edu
Date: Friday, 3/20/2009
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
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