How young Emelle survived anorexia

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At the height of her illness, Emelle Lewis weighed just five stone, dressed in children’s clothes and refused to sit down in order to burn calories. Now she hopes her experience will inspire others battling the condition.

The eating disorder first took hold when she was 15, with Miss Lewis believing she was too ‘fat and ugly’ to find a boyfriend. She ate so little and exercised so much that she ended up in hospital no fewer than seven times.The eating disorder first took hold when