And I’m celebrating.
I’m celebrating because some of the world changing work she did in addition to helping people impacted by land-mines and AIDs/HIV was to reduce the VAST stigma associated with bulimia.
I’m so grateful to this beautiful soul for her vulnerability.
Don't get me wrong, my heart breaks for these young men who long to have their mother. To listen to them say they've not talked enough about the trauma of her dearth all these years is so very sad. I'd always hoped that they'd been able to comfort one another. Maybe now they are.
I mourn because we lost this incredibly generous, loving, mother of two boys that she loved more than anything.
Diana helped reduce the stigma of mental illnesses. And now her beloved sons are continuing her good work. William and Harry along with Kate have created a charity called, “Heads Together” to help educate about mental health and reduce stigma as well as increase access to care.
William and Harry are doing so much to honor their mother’s work and continue speaking out about mental health. You can see William praising his mother for being so candid in this interview. Together we can all re-ignite the “Diana Effect” to honor her memory and help bring more attention to bulimia which affects more people than even anorexia.
I’ve been waiting YEARS for Diana’s boys to do this.
I’m so grateful that this day has come.
Thank you William and Harry!
Just this past week a young woman in the UK died from an eating disorder. Every day 23 people die from these most deadly of all mental illnesses. We can do something simply by retweeting the @HeadsTogether tweets and supporting that organization. I invite you to also share my tweets @HopeNetworkBeck to help educate about eating disorders.