Thank you so much to the Sharing With Sher Show on the Inspired Choices Network for interviewing our founder, Patti Geolat, about the SOMETHING FOR KELLY INC Foundation, which she began in memory of, and to honor her niece, who died as a result of eating disorders. The foundation supports and aids all individualsRead more
“Unfortunately, nobody knew that she was so deep into the disease that we couldn’t pull her out,” she said. Author: Teresa Woodard Published: 5:48 PM CDT May 17, 2018 Updated: 7:02 PM CDT May 17, 2018 DALLAS – You enter one tightly locked door and then another. Then, Patti Geolat must open a large vaultRead more
The fight against eating disorders has many warriors: parents, physicians, recovery centers, and small organizations to name a few. Still the problem continues. The trouble is not the number of fighters, but the focus of their fight.
On January 22nd of this year, Something for Kelly Foundation founder Patti Geolat hosted a small fundraising event at her home in Dallas. The goal was to bring attention to eating disorders as actual illnesses affecting more than just Caucasian women.
Kristina Saffran didn’t recover once. She recovered twice. The first time she seemed better was by the beginning of her first year at middle school, after being diagnosed with anorexia nervosa in her fifth grade. But by her third year of middle school, she had relapsed. She lost seven months of school to hospitalization, and when she returned to high school as a sophomore, she was faced with an agonizing choice.
Eating disorders, such as Anorexia Nervosa, Binge-eating Disorder, and Bulimia Nervosa, are unfortunately quite common among our youth today and can have serious and potentially devastating effects on those who are affected by them.
In today’s society, there is a lot of emphasis placed on appearance, especially on body weight. This contributes negatively to the mindsets of future generations. Most of the time, people push themselves to extremes to attain the unattainable – perfection.