In this episode, Eric chats about eating disorder awareness and advocacy with Melody Pierce, Miss Arizona. They also talk about Melody’s experience of living with an eating disorder, what her recovery process looked like, and how it has influenced her current career as an eating disorder recovery and body acceptance coach. Melody encourages listeners to know that they are capable and worthy of recovery from eating disorders and disordered eating. You won’t want to miss this episode!
About Miss Arizona 2022:
Melody Pierce, 26, is a graduate of Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism. She currently works as an eating disorder recovery and body acceptance coach through her program, S.T.E.P.S. Recovery. Recipient of the Miss Arizona Quality of Life Award for her service work, Melody is dedicated to aiding her community in the recovery of eating disorders and directs Arizona’s chapter of the National Eating Disorder Awareness Walk. With her six years of experience in public relations, she is excited to connect with partners across Arizona throughout her year. Follow Miss Arizona on Instagram @missamericaaz.
Follow Eric on Instagram for more content and podcast updates! Personal: @epothen Embrace Wear: @embracewearco