Instead of spending a year in the hospital, Meg followed a plan made for her by a dietitian and began lifting weights. She beat her reating disorder, and has been healthy for the past six years.
…with her love of bodybuilding and become an occupational therapist for vets or children
It wasn’t long afterwards that she decided to get serious about bodybuilding.
For years her doctor told her that she needed to lose weight as she was considered ‘morbidly obese’…
‘I had been to Weight Watchers and all the slimming clubs, but I would just lose a little bit and then pile it all back on again.’
‘He could lose movement in his arms, the muscles could turn into ballast that he won't be able to use to lift things…
Kate Puncher beat anorexia after her fiance chose a wedding dress that was two sizes too big for her. Determined to fit, she gained the weight and married the man of her dreams.
Now at peace with her body, Devin says she is grateful to have discovered bodybuilding
Terri made so much progress that she decided to compete in an Irish muscle power bodybuilding competition in Belfast.
‘I started speech therapy, but they put it down to the stress I had put my body and mind under, by losing weight so quickly. It was so frightening for me.’