Demi Lovato shares painfully thin selfie from bulimia struggle as she admits she still hasn't 'conquered' eating disorder -

Demi Lovato shares painfully thin selfie from bulimia struggle as she admits she still hasn't 'conquered' eating disorder

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  • Oct 18 2017 19:55About: 1 month ago
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Demi Lovato has shared a shocking photo of herself while she suffered from bulimia.

The photo shows painfully thin Demi during her struggle with the eating disorder alongside a current photo of herself looking much healthier.

"Recovery is possible," she commented.

The Disney star speaks candidly about her personal struggles in her new documentary Simply Complicated which premiered on YouTube this week but she admitted she still has not "conquered" her eating disorder.

Demi Lovato shared a shocking before and after bulimia photo
Demi admitted she still hasn't 'conquered' her eating disorder

"Food is still the biggest challenge in my life and it controls ... I don't want to give it the power to say it controls my every thought, but it's something that I'm constantly thinking about," she said.

She also opened up about her struggle with drug addiction, which ranged from pills to cocaine.

The singer first publicly checked in to rehab aged 18 in 2010 for "emotional and psychological issues".

"I wasn't ready to get sober. I was sneaking it on planes, sneaking it in bathrooms, sneaking it throughout the night — nobody knew," she said in the film. "I went on like a bender of like two months where I was using daily."

Earlier this year, Demi posted an emotional message as she celebrated five years of sobriety after "so many ups and downs".

The star has been very open about her personal struggles, including suffering from bipolar disorder, and receiving treatment in the past for addiction.

However, she was in great spirits as she shared her empowering journey with fans and revealed how far she has come while thanking her loved ones for being there for her throughout her tough times.

Demi Lovato
She stepped out at the Kids' Choice Awards this week

"So grateful. It's been quite the journey," she wrote on Instagram alongside a picture revealing how long she has been sober for.

"So many ups and downs. So many times I wanted to relapse but sat on my hands and begged God to relieve the obsession," she continued.

"I'm so proud of myself but I couldn't have done it without my higher power (God), my family, friends, and everyone else who supported me.

"Feeling humbled and joyful today. Thank you guys for sticking by my side and believing in me."



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