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Stay strong : my story / Rhianna Boyd.

By: Boyd, Rhianna, 1996-.
Contributor(s): Boyd, Ali [writer of afterword.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, Aotearoa, New Zealand : Steele Roberts Aotearoa, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Description: 171 pages : colour illustrations ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780947493394; 0947493395.Subject(s): Boyd, Rhianna, 1996- -- Mental health | Anorexia nervosa -- Patients -- New Zealand -- Biography | Eating disorders -- Psychological aspects | Anorexia nervosa -- Psychological aspectsGenre/Form: Autobiographies.DDC classification: 616.852620092 Summary: "Though just 20, Rhianna Boyd has had more than her share of setbacks: dyspraxia, chronic pain, arthritis, depression, the death of a best friend... and a seven-year battle with anorexia. Rhianna's candid story will dispel myths about this terrible mental illness and inspire others to keep fighting. It takes us through dark and desperate times, but in the end is about overcoming obstacles - and the power of hope" -- Back cover.
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"Though just 20, Rhianna Boyd has had more than her share of setbacks: dyspraxia, chronic pain, arthritis, depression, the death of a best friend ...and a seven-year battle with anorexia. Rhianna's uncompromising story aims to dispel myths about this terrible mental illness, and to inspire others to keep fighting. It takes us through dark and desperate times, but in the end is about overcoming obstacles - and the power of hope. Rhianna's mother closes with signs to watch out for - advice to other parents to pick up the warning signals early, before the disease takes hold."--Publisher information."Though just 20, Rhianna Boyd has had more than her share of setbacks: dyspraxia, chronic pain, arthritis, depression, the death of a best friend ...and a seven-year battle with anorexia. Rhianna's uncompromising story aims to dispel myths about this terrible mental illness, and to inspire others to keep fighting. It takes us through dark and desperate times, but in the end is about overcoming obstacles - and the power of hope. Rhianna's mother closes with signs to watch out for - advice to other parents to pick up the warning signals early, before the disease takes hold."--Publisher information.

"The inspiring story of a young girl's courage to overcome life's obstacles" -- Cover.

"Though just 20, Rhianna Boyd has had more than her share of setbacks: dyspraxia, chronic pain, arthritis, depression, the death of a best friend... and a seven-year battle with anorexia. Rhianna's candid story will dispel myths about this terrible mental illness and inspire others to keep fighting. It takes us through dark and desperate times, but in the end is about overcoming obstacles - and the power of hope" -- Back cover.