If you want to get an idea of how a young girl with anorexia sees herself in the mirror, this video shows a perfect example. When trying to help someone with a severe case of anorexia or bulimia, you have to understand how they see themselves. It’s extremely distorted. The filter lens is not the same as those with healthier body image.

This is one reason healing from the eating disorder is tough for the person afflicted and those around them. Both see the same issue through very different perspectives.