On today’s episode, we are sitting down with Shannon Kopp. She made it through a family divided by alcoholism, personal struggles with bulimia, and into a future where she is thriving – all with the help of some friends who barely understood a word she said, yet generously gave the love they had with wet noses and furry kisses.
Also, Shannon has written about her journey and her book is phenomenal. You can pick it up on her website: shannonkopp.com.
My name is Shannon Kopp, and I'm an Eating Disorder Recovery Center National Recovery Advocate and the author of Pound for Pound: A Story of One Woman’s Recovery and the Shelter Dogs Who Loved Her Back to Life (HarperCollins). I’m obsessed with all things shelter dogs, yoga, and sleep (because I don’t get much of it now as a new mama!) I believe that hope can be found in the unlikeliest of places (like inside of a dog kennel), and just at the moment you least expect it. You can learn more about me at shannonkopp.com and on social media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.
Current Band on Repeat: The 1975
Instagram Account I’m Stalking: @GlennonDoyle
Pet: The Insanely Adorable Forever Puppy Bella Boo Kopp
Random Fact: I founded a nonprofit, SoulPaws Recovery Project, offering free animal-assisted therapy to people impacted by eating disorders.
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