Rachael Finch | I Was Over Exercising And Under Eating - This Is How I Recovered

Rachael Finch has something personal she’d like to share. If you’re one of her 298K followers on Instagram, you’ll know it’s been more than a year since the Kissed Earth co-founder and model had her explant surgery, a procedure to remove breast implants. But what Rachael hasn’t spoken openly about in depth before is that removing her implants was the final piece in healing her relationship with her body.  


In this chat, Rachael reflects on the “rollercoaster journey” of her body image issues, which began when she was 15 and led to disordered eating where she was over-exercising and under-eating. She explains how she’s internalised new beliefs about herself and learnt how to nourish rather than deprive or punish her body. This is why the mum of two is sharing her story now: she wants to help reduce the stigma of eating disorders and encourage others to seek help. 


If you or someone you know needs support for an eating disorder or body image issues, contact the Butterfly Foundation on 1800 33 4673 or butterfly.org.au.


CREDITS:

This podcast was hosted and produced by WH editor-in-chief Lizza Gebilagin with additional sound editing by Abby Williams.


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