Last year was the most difficult year of my life.
My fiancée dumped me at the end of 2009, just three weeks before our wedding. It was my first relationship and he was my first love. I started 2010 with a broken heart.
My family and friends were an incredible support, but I didn't want to burden them with my pain. I knew that my calls home to my parents in Southern California would keep them up at night with worry. My friends were there whenever I needed them, but they were going through their own life changes and I didn't want to add to their stress - four of my five closest friends had their first babies in 2010.
But I needed help. I turned to sleep and food for comfort, sleeping more than 10 hours each night and eating whatever I felt like putting in my mouth.
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