Isabelle Cornish of SAS Australia details her heart-wrenching battle with an “eating disorder”

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Isabelle Cornish of SAS Australia details her heartbreaking battle with an eating disorder – and admits she has ‘suffered a lot with body image’










Isabelle Cornish has spoken candidly about her battle with an eating disorder, revealing that she suffered from it on and off for several years.

In an interview with the Daily Telegraph on Wednesday, the SAS Australia star, 27, admitted the illness had taken a heavy toll on her life.

“It definitely affects your whole life, eating disorders are a serious mental health issue and they affect every part of your life,” she said.

“Being in the media or just being a young woman or someone growing up in this modern world, we can be very influenced by our outward image, so I suffered a lot with body image.

“I had times when I suffered from eating disorders on and off. I didn’t know how to deal with my emotions and all the stress and stuff, so an eating disorder was kind of my coping mechanism.

The Nine Perfect Strangers actress said she developed bulimia when she was 18, before briefly recovering.

“It definitely affects your whole life, eating disorders are a serious mental health issue and they affect every part of your life,” she said.

“When I was super young, like 18, I had bulimia for a year, then it was gone and I was fine for a few years, then it came back in a different form,” he said. she tells.

“It came back as a compulsive obsession with food, avoiding certain food groups and not eating enough.”

Isabelle previously spoke about her battle with an eating disorder in an article on her blog, Isabelle Cornish, titled: “It’s Not About Food.”

“I didn’t know how to deal with my emotions and all the stress and stuff, so an eating disorder was kind of my coping mechanism,” she said. Photographed in June 2019

“I have been working in the entertainment industry since I was a teenager,” she wrote.

“Growing up and developing during puberty while being in front of the camera triggered my fair share of unwanted feelings and symptoms such as poor body image and unbalanced eating habits.”

She added, “The highest wisdom I’ve learned since is that it’s NOT about FOOD.”

“It came back as a compulsive obsession with food, avoiding certain food groups and not eating enough,” she said. Photographed in June

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