Woman Who Battled Anorexia Gains A New Life In Bikini Competitions

Kaitlyn Davidson is a smiling face in bikini competitions. Her fit figure impresses the judges round after round, but the 23-year-old beauty has not always had the confidence to show herself off. anorexia nervosa eating disorder Kaitlyn has struggled with the eating disorder, anorexia, for years. The Australia native weighed a mere 70 pounds at her lowest and suffered mental and physical exhaustion. Doctors told her that her heart could stop at any second if she did not seek treatment. Kaitlyn was in constant pain and could not even bare simple exercise. [bctt tweet="Woman Who Battled Anorexia Gains A New Life In Bikini Competitions"] kaitlyn davidson bikini competition "I was addicted to pushing myself beyond my expectation, of completely exhausting myself and viewing food as the enemy." says Kaitlyn. "I couldn't even enjoy going for a swim because I was constantly freezing." extreme weight loss Finally, in 2013, she made the difficult decision to get help. She had reached a point where only children's clothes would fit her frame. It was after reading actress Portia De Rossi's autobiography about battling anorexia that Kaitlyn was inspired to change.  "I began identifying my habits with hers and the further I got into the book the more boxes I was ticking off in my head." she explains. After gaining weight and restoring her health, Kaitlyn looked to bikini competitions as an outlet for her anxiety. She and her sister, Ashlee, train and compete together. training fitness health "My sister was a huge inspiration to me and as a bikini competitor herself, we promised each other that one day we would stand on stage together. The day we did this I had all of my closest friends and family watching and was a bundle of emotions, mostly though I felt proud. This was a moment I had visualised for years and all through recovery. I knew I would achieve this goal and it was what motivated me to push through some of the toughest days of my life. I knew I would get myself here one day and that day was one I will never forget." says Kaitlyn. fit girl inspiration The beauty shares her journey on Instagram and has also found overwhelming support from her followers. She hopes to continue her path to health while she triumphs at her competitions! We wish her the best of luck. body motivation If you have an inspiring story to share, please let us know in the comments! Source: Daily Mail [caption id="attachment_123680" align="alignnone" width="100"]@BodyRockOfficial @BodyRockOfficial[/caption] [caption id="attachment_123681" align="alignnone" width="100"]snapchat code @BodyRockTV[/caption]

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