Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Marya Hornbacher
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Chapter Abstracts

Introduction

* Marya begins her book by describing a meeting with a girl who is recovering from an eating disorder.

* During Marya and Jane's meeting, Jane becomes very sick.

* Marya realizes that Jane is exhibiting signs of a heart attack.

* Marya gets angry at the doctor who does not believe her.

* She states that she became bulimic when she was 9 and anorexic when she was 15.

* The lowest weight she was able to get down to was 52 lbs.

* This book is her story.

1 Childhood (1974-1982)

* At the age of 5, Marya felt the need to be skinny.

* When she goes to a ballet class, she notices that she is different from everyone else.

* Marya began purging at just 9 years old. She started doing it when her parents would leave her at home alone.

* Being alone at home made her nervous, and it was the only way she could make her feel...

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