"While she struggled to learn to eat again, I was starving for stories of hope." Sue's daughter was diagnosed with anorexia at the age of 14. Baffled and afraid, Sue realized she needed to connect with other families who under- stood the journey. This book is the result: a powerful collection of stories, told from the perspective of both the individuals with eating disorders and the parent(s) who walked the path of recovery with them. As well, Sue weaves her own family's story of recovery, with its many twists and turns, including Sue being diagnosed with breast cancer at the same time. Bravely honest and compelling, Book of Hope provides a lighthouse for families facing an eating disorder and keen insight for any doctor, teacher, coach, friend or loved one who wants to understand eating disorders and provide support.
Sue Huff has written for television, theatre, radio and film. She is particularly proud of her award-winning work for a television series on gender differences called Who's On Top, a film for the National Film Board of Canada called Kids Talkin' About Death and a play about female body image called The Tit Show. Sue is passionate about telling stories that matter. This is her first book.