Blog Tour: Author Shannon Cutts Stops By

As she is busy promoting her book, Shannon Cutts, author of Beating Ana: How to Outsmart Your Eating Disorder and Take Your Life Back took the time to stop by Tales of a (Recovering) Disordered Eater.

Now that I’ve read and reviewed her book, it was time to ask Shannon some questions.

Below are my questions and Shannon’s answers, verbatim. I hope you will find her words as powerful as I did.

But before I share our interview, I’d like to extend a special thank you to, Shannon, for taking the time to so Honestly, Openly and Willingly (H.O.W.) answer my questions. I appreciate it so very much, and I know my readers will, too. Best of luck to you on your book tour/blog tour. You’re an inspiration to us all.

Recovery IS possible; she’s living proof. Continue reading “Blog Tour: Author Shannon Cutts Stops By”

Beating Ana: The Long-Awaited Review

mailA while ago, I was asked to review the new book, Beating Ana, by Shannon Cutts. This weekend, I finally had a chance to read her work.

Though I personally have never experienced anorexia or bulimia — both of which she successfully recovered from — I really liked the easy flow of her writing, and the positive tone she carries throughout the book.

(Disclaimer: I’ve never read a recovery book, so I honestly didn’t know what to expect).

But even as someone who never dealt with the severe mental illnesses she did, I can still relate on my own level. I’d recommend this book to anyone ready to take that step.

I liked how she makes the connection that, in recovery, relationships replace eating disorders. Continue reading “Beating Ana: The Long-Awaited Review”

Book Giveaway: Beating Ana by Shannon Cutts

mailIn honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, I was recently contacted about the upcoming release of the new book, Beating Ana: How to Outsmart Your Eating Disorder and Take Your Life Back by author Shannon Cutts.

As part of her blogosphere book tour to promote her new book. I will be receiving a copy to review shortly, and I wanted to offer one of my readers an opportunity to win a free copy of her book.

In a couple weeks, I will be interviewing Shannon here on my blog, after I have read/review the book myself.

According to materials I received, “In Beating Ana, Shannon reveals her own struggle with ED, introduces readers of six amazing women who have fought the same battle, and focuses on the need for those who suffer from eating disorders to look to mentors and sponsors to enable them to win.” Continue reading “Book Giveaway: Beating Ana by Shannon Cutts”