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Made in His Image

Eating Disorders and Surrender

Everyone likes to be in control. And when the control we desperately seek is slipping from our grasp, we cling to its remains as if it were a life-line. What are the fears associated with losing control in regards to eating disorders? Perhaps it’s admitting that you aren’t right? Or t
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Made in His Image Changed My Life

One of the women that Made in His Image helps hold accountable sent me this in an email yesterday. I was just feeling a lot of temptation to harm myself one night and I knew I didn’t want to give in to the temptation. I was sitting on my bed and saw my rosary on my nightstand. I
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From the Heart of a Young (well not so young) Entrepreneur

A lot has been happening and Made in His Image is really growing. Today, at adoration it hit me, Made in His Image is actually a legal non-profit organization. Like, we are legit!! I couldn’t stop smiling! Praise the Father for His glory! I’m working on several projects ri
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Choices

Today was a beautiful day. I witness the incredible strength and beauty of a young woman involved with Made in His Image. She went to confession and made tremendous strides in regards to her recovery by making little choices to work diligently to get better. I’m so incredibly pr
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You Need a Battle Plan

Women email me all the time and ask, what do I need to do to recover from my eating disorder?  I always tell them they need a plan – a battle plan as I refer to it. A week ago a woman emailed me her plan and I want to share it with you today because it’s beautiful and her
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!

My talk at James Madison University last Thursday was a tremendous success!! All the glory to the Father!! Thank you so much for all of the prayers, really appreciated it! The Holy Spirit really blew up the room. My favorite part was the 2 1/2 hours worth of questions after. I know Go
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An Inside Look at Eating Disorders from an NCAA Division 1 Athlete

I remember when people would scream at me, just eat it. Why can’t you just eat and be normal Maura? It’s only food, if you don’t eat you could die.  Little did they know what was really going on in my mind. It is a miracle what God has done in my life and with all my
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Made in His Image’s First Radio Appearance!!!!!

A Victim Becomes a Survivor and Healer Posted on March 14, 2012 by Tony Rossi CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW: Christopher Closeup Podcast – Guests: Maura Byrne, Part 1 / Emilio Estevez “I don’t think I would be alive today if it wasn’t for the hope God had to offer that there i
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Everybody Knows Somebody

This is the theme for this year’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. As it’s name implies, National Eating Disorder Awareness week is designed to enlighten society in regards to the seriousness of the illness and its triggers, in an effort to help the millions afflicted each yea
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Barbie Is Not Just a Doll

Our society is polluted. Girls are being influenced by the toys they play with, as they hold dolls that portray a perfect body image, gaze at images of starving models in magazines and hear negative comments from adults such as, I seriously need to lose 10 pounds. No, I could never ea
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