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L06 Brave Girl Eating Ch. 3-5 Response I hate to be so ambiguous and prevaricate by saying I think that the family was both somewhat dysfunctional before Kitty’s eating disorder and that her anorexia caused some dysfunction, but as I have read that is my opinion. At the beginning of the third chapter you begin to see Kitty’s mom start to realize that maybe she (and by extension, the family) was at least somewhat at fault for Kitty’s condition. She talks about how she has a panic disorder and takes medication and has struggled with that for years. She also mentioned that her mother was very much the one to worry about being thin and dieting and being “ultra-healthy” with her eating. Even though the mom talks about how she worked hard to not let those same stigmas and practices seep into her family, there is really no way that she always acted in a healthy manner towards food and dieting and those things. She also mentions that her husband, Jamie,

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