When I was still living with the shame, secrecy, and fear surrounding my history with binge eating disorder (BED), I never could have imagined sitting across from anyone—let alone my Congressman—to share my story.

But at #EDCHillDay, that's exactly what happened. My teammates for the day, Beth and Jocelyn, are also constituents of Congressman Don Beyer, VA (D). You can see a photo on his Twitter account! 

Read more about my experience at #EDCHillDay, and my experience as a woman in the military struggling with an eating disorder, on the NEDA website.