Season's eatings: Holidays extra stressful for people with eating disorders
The holidays can be stressful for everyone, but for individuals with eating disorders, added stress, anxiety and worry come along with the turkey and stuffing or the cocoa and candy canes.
"It really takes away from what makes the holidays great - spending time with people you love, actually getting to enjoy the special treats or presents of that time," says 22-year-old Emma Johnson, who suffered from anorexia nervosa and over-exercised from ages 15 to 19.
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