The Appetite Episode #33: Men and Eating Disorders: Patrick Devenny’s Recovery Story

An Opal: Food+Body Wisdom Podcast

 

Former professional football player Patrick Devenny joins Opal Co-Founder Kara Bazzi, LMFT to share his eating disorder recovery story. He offers his perspective on the unique challenges that men–particularly male athletes–face in seeking and receiving care for food and body-related issues. In this first of two episodes, Patrick–an advocate for eating disorder awareness–talks gym culture, why he used to think therapy was “woo woo,” and how he moved from keto diets and counting macros to full recovery.

 

Links:

Former MLB athlete Mike Marjama’s story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awlLNvTH6PA
 

 

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