Brian's recovery journey took him through clinical depression, twenty-seven years of eating disorders, body dysmorphic disorder, alcohol and drug addiction. He went from an 18-year-old anorexia/bulimic to the brink of suicide at 45 years old to then finally turn it around, walk away from a successful legal career, restoring himself, his family relationships, and finding his true passion in life.
Brian is a an author whose Amazon best-selling book. Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder, chronicles his first-hand experiences living with, and recovering from eating disorders, drug addiction and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).
Brian speaks regularly about his recovery, childhood bullying, fat shaming and breaking the male eating disorder stigma.
Brian on the Web:
Cubanity Blog @ PsycheCentral: http://blogs.psychcentral.com/cubanity/
Shattered Image, Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Shattered-Image-Triumph-Dysmorphic-Disorder/dp/0988879581
Intro: Goodfellas (Liotta, Bracco) / 1990 / Warner Bros.
Image: from Mobile Mirrors / 2012 / Lilibeth Cuenca
The Boys return after another brief hiatus and nothing has changed and everything has changed.
Not the recovery podcast you need, but the recovery podcast you deserve.
Is this the one where we jumped the shark?
In memory of Aaron Lee Perry, the Wasted Poet, and Sobr Soldier.
His Spoken Joint videos:
Don't make us pull this podcast over and come back there!
Your favorite hour of non-stop banal recovery platitudes!