October 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Navigating the Complex Journey of Self-worth and Acceptance with Binge Eating Disorder

Event Date: Thursday, October 22nd 6PM MOUNTAIN TIME
Meeting ID: 897 7619 4119
Passcode: 143408

Live life. And love it. The true joy in life is living it. Without fear, reservation, or compromise. There was a time when Kara Richardson Whitely was stuck waiting for happiness to arrive. It took her years to realize the irony of it all: Happiness was always right there. And it was waiting on her. Kara will talk about her work with eating disorder professionals and the internal work (on a daily basis) it takes for her to thrive as a mom, adventurer, author, speaker and executive producer.

When: Thursday, October 22nd

Time: 6:00 PM Mountain Time

Who: All are welcome

Cost: Free

Where: Zoom platform

*Please note a diagnosis is not required to attend these workshops. Professionals, caregivers, individuals struggling, or individuals wanting to learn more are all welcome to join.

RSVP: Please email info@eatingdisorderfoundation.org to receive Zoom link


Kara Richardson Whitely is an author, public speaker and adventurer. She took on Africa’s highest peak three times and wrote Gorge: My Journey Up Kilimanjaro at 300 Pounds and The Weight of Being. Gorge is being made into a major motion picture by Amazon Studios with Chrissy Metz (who plays Kate on This Is Us) producing and starring as her. She has been featured in The New York Times and on Good Morning America, The Today Show, CBS’ The Talk and countless other media outlets. She serves as a national Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Advocate for Eating Recovery Center. It is now her mission to share her story and inspire others to take bold steps and move mountains in their lives.