In another moving installment of our “Hello, Freedom! Summer Road Trip” series, FINDINGbalance Grant Writer, Taylor Coote, shares how God led her to freedom from the bondage of ‘Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorder’ (OSFED), a clinical category used to describe a variety of disordered eating behaviors that do not meet all the diagnostic criteria for a specific eating disorder.
In this episode, Taylor describes how dysfunctional childhood experiences created an opening for the enemy to sneak in with lies about her worth and identity as a daughter of the King.
Find out how God showed up for Taylor in the middle of the road, how her college counselor helped her find treatment, the role her boyfriend-turned-husband played in supporting her through treatment and recovery, and the commitment she has made to break the generational curse of diet culture!
LINKS + RESOURCES:
Book: “Life without Ed” by Jenni Schaefer
Verses Referenced: Romans 5:8, Exodus 14:14
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CHRIST-CENTERED RESOURCES TO HELP YOU FIND FREEDOM:
Eating Issues Test:
Not sure where you stand with eating issues? Take a test
The Daily Vitamin eDevo:
A free devotional with bite-sized truth emailed 5 days a week
Find connection with Bible study and prayer groups
Digital Learning Library:
Library of free videos, articles, recommended books, and expert Q&A
Christian Treatment Finder:
Connecting you with Christian providers experienced in treating eating issues.
Lasting Freedom Online Course:
A Christ-centered, non-diet course to work through false beliefs about food and weight so you can live free from disordered eating and body image issues.
Music by “MokkaMusic”; track: Old Jeans (Funk)
Production & Editing by Marketing With Wisdom
The content in this podcast is for informational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prescribe a particular course of action. If you or someone you care about is battling an eating disorder and is experiencing unmanageable thoughts or feelings, please call 911 (if in the U.S.), or visit your nearest emergency room.