Leila Alcasid opens up on overcoming eating disorder: 'I was constantly told I wasn't thin enough'
Leila Alcasid has opened up to fans about her struggles against eating disorder and her problems with her body brought about by other peoples’ comments.
The 23-year-old singer disclosed that remarks on her body had affected her in the last few years, such that she was already depriving herself of food.
While she disclosed that she is still currently struggling, Alcasid is now slowly overcoming her body-image problems and is learning to be more comfortable in her own skin.
“I am very slowly learning how to be kind to myself and my body, and it’s the most wonderful feeling,” she shared on Instagram on April 7.
“Over the last few years I’ve received lots of messages asking about my weight loss and how I managed it, and I never really knew how to answer,” she said.
“I have a long and frustrating history with an eating disorder, and was never quite able to look at my body with kindness and love,” Alcasid added.
The young singer also admitted having tried “intense diets” and even depriving herself “rather than providing the …
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