Mary Brooks Inspires by Sharing Life Story in New Book

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Encouragement, hope abound in ‘Mary Lives - A story of Anorexia Nervosa & Bipolar Disorder’.

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The Renfrew Center Foundation for Eating Disorders cites 24 million Americans and 70 million individuals worldwide as the number of people affected by eating disorders. Author Mary Brooks is one of those people who have suffered from Anorexia Nervosa and Bipolar Disorder; a struggle she unveils within the pages of her memoir, “Mary Lives - A story of Anorexia Nervosa & Bipolar Disorder” (published by Xlibris AU)

Suffering from anorexia and depression since she was 12, Brooks never had it easy in life. Amidst the suffering, however, Brooks had the inner fire and passion to continue living life and be a victor over her harrowing condition. The proof of her triumph was the profession she loves and enjoys.

By telling her story, Brooks enlightens readers who suffer or suffered from the same condition she had; telling them that life offers so much more if only they will be strong enough to fight and never give in to their condition. A story of triumph and hope, “Mary Lives - A story of Anorexia Nervosa & Bipolar Disorder” is a testament to man’s indomitable spirit.

“Mary Lives - A story of Anorexia Nervosa & Bipolar Disorder”
By Mary Brooks
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 396 pages | ISBN 9781493135592
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 396 pages | ISBN 9781493135608
E-Book | 396 pages | ISBN 9781493135615
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Mary Brooks is a General Practitioner and a family doctor. She became anorexic and depressed at age 12. She writes of the chaos and pain of her life, through her abnormal adolescence and adult years, to the equilibrium of the current day. It is an enlightening and inspiring story of Anorexia Nervosa and Bipolar Affective Disorder – or Manic Depression. She has two children. Her hobbies include writing and quilting and beads.

Xlibris Publishing Australia, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider dedicated to serving Australian authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles.For more information, visit or call 1800 455 039 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisAus on Twitter for the latest news.

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