Interview with National Champ Erin Herrmann: Speaking Up About Eating Disorders

I had the privilege of interviewing National Champion for the 3000m Steeplechase from Hope College Erin Herrmann, who came out about her eating disorder in May. She shares her story & advice for others who may be struggling in the video interview below! Biggest tip? TALK ABOUT IT.
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“Trust in the love of the people you are surrounded by. They will help you see what you need to see in yourself.”

About Rachael

Rachael Steil is a graduate from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts. Steil an author, speaker, and a recipient of the Spirit and Outstanding Runner award for the Aquinas College cross country team and has received 6th place All-American accolades in cross country as well as 7th place in the NAIA track nationals.
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One Response to Interview with National Champ Erin Herrmann: Speaking Up About Eating Disorders

  1. Bobby5000 says:

    I have been sick twice and during those period repeatedly regurgitated. I now have chronic hiccups apparently caused by overstimulation of the phrenic nerve.
    I hope and prey I can go back to normal and would hope to warn people of the dangers of regurgitation. Mine did not start from a desire to lose weight but an illness, I apparently barf too vigorously, and I worry about the long-term damage that has been caused. Going to a meeting and not being able to get a sentence out without other sounds is not fun. I write in the hope that others will be aware of the profound dangers of regurgitation. Having a stupid boy not like you may not be best, but not being to speak without interrupting sounds is far worse.

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