This documentary is a riveting portrayal of the struggles of four seemingly perfect housewives who are battling with dangerous eating disorders. Jane, in her early fifties, was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa which led to her having the bone density of a 92 year old. 36-year-old Zoe has been using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in order to reclaim her life from anorexia. 37-year-old Tracey is bulimic and spends her nights indulging in binging and vomiting, all while trying keep it secret from her children. Lastly, young mum Georgia spends all her energy obsessed with weight loss, to the point that she is putting herself back into a danger zone for anorexia.
These brave women have opened up their lives as they take us on an inner journey to explore the underlying issues that contribute to their disorder in this eye-opening film. It presents us with a unique glimpse into how eating disorders can affect anyone regardless of age or social standing.
Anorexia and bulimia are serious mental health issues that should not be taken lightly. This documentary serves as a reminder that these disorders can affect anyone and everyone despite their outward appearances of “having it all”: nice houses, perfect children or middle class lives. Watching this film will help viewers understand the real issue behind eating disorders better so they can be more compassionate towards those suffering from them.
So if you’re looking for an informative yet heartwarming story about overcoming adversity, then this film is definitely worth watching! Through exploring these women’s inner struggles and triumphs, you will gain profound insight on how to cope with eating disorders – both for yourself or someone close to you – while gaining more appreciation for life itself.