Every day, Kayla Dyches floats above ground on aerial silks as a circus arts performer. But she almost didn’t make it there. As a gymnast in her late teens and early 20s, she suffered from anorexia. It wasn’t until Dyches tried climbing into the air that she realized she had a problem.
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Now, she’s fighting back against the disorder and developing the strength to soar in more ways than one.
Kayla Dyches struggled for years with anorexia. She developed the disorder in her teens and it continued into her 20s. At her lowest weight, she was only 90 pounds.
She’s spent eight years building a healthier relationship with food and her body. Now when she looks in the mirror and feels ‘small’ she says she knows that’s not true ,she can climb 200 feet straight up into the air. And she says ‘I’m capable of so much more.’