Lauren is a passionate recovery advocate who lives in Wilmington, NC with her husband Brandon, her daughter Emma, and her dog Zoey. She is also expecting another baby girl in October 2020! Lauren is an alumni of the ERC Denver program and is in long-term recovery from an eating disorder. Lauren shares her courageous journey to self-love and positive body image after struggling with an eating disorder for over a decade. Lauren is passionate about sharing her recovery journey, so she can help others believe there is hope for living peacefully with their own body. Lauren is the perfect reminder that with family, friends (and sometimes the right doctors and therapists), recovery and living a full life is truly possible.
Lauren's speaking topics include: Recovery from Anorexia Nervosa, anxiety, depression, body image in pregnancy and the postpartum period, the role of faith in recovery, and the role of family in recovery.