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121 - The Addiction Chronicles: Sara Somers, Author of "Saving Sara"

In today's episode I talk with Sara Somers about her own battle with food addiction that she writes about so beautifully in her memoir, "Saving Sara." Sara suffered from food addiction from age nine to age fifty-eight; she has been in food recovery since 2005. In a double life of sorts, Somers worked as a licensed psychotherapist in the San Francisco Bay Area for thirty-four years. After finding recovery, Somers moved to Paris, France, where she currently lives. She writes a blog called Out My Window: My Life in Paris. When she’s not writing, Somers volunteers at the American Library in Paris, enjoys the cinema, reads prolifically, and follows her favorite baseball team, the Oakland Athletics. Most importantly, Somers devotes time each day to getting the word out about food addiction and helping other food addicts. “Saving Sara” is her first book. To learn more about Sara and her work, visit www.saving-sara.org or follow her on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/savingsarathebook/.

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