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photo by @_kellyu “i’ve been in recovery for about a year, which does not mean healed. it means i’m aware of my struggles, and now i’m working on it,” says 24-year-old kelly uchima (@_kellyu), who lives in chicago. from elementary school through college, kelly struggled with eating disorders. in 2015, she sought support from a therapist, and her relationship with herself started to transform, both irl and on instagram. today her account, previously focused on fitness, is devoted to self-love. “pursuing a relationship with yourself, your body and food in self-loving ways is such a journey that’s forever,” says the academic researcher. “i think that’s my biggest mission in social media: showing people how to become their own friend, their own supporter.” 💕 to learn more about kelly, check out today’s story. this post recognizes @neda awareness week in the us. #nedawareness

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