Kellyu

Patient Leader

Kelly Uchima is a body positive mental health advocate. Known as @_kellyu, she created the phrase "self-lovespo" to show her transition from her past as a "fitspo" account. Kelly created a 'My Recovery Diary" series on Youtube to document her recovery and strives to share the good, the bad, and the ugly. She is incredibly passionate about encouraging to dig deeper into their feelings about food and their bodies. She cares deeply about sharing her journey from struggle to strength and encourages all to pursue healing and true comfort in one's body and mind. In 2017, she launched her self-love jewelry collection called The Warrior Collective, which features beautiful, empowering bracelets and

Location

chicago, IL

Nominations

Patient Leader Hero

Kelly is the queen of real talk for life in recovery. She's challenging body-ideals and sharing her own trials and triumphs to educate, encourage and inspire others!  — Kristina

Kellyu

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